An Analysis on Illogicality in Language

Hui Xiao SHAN


Anomaly in language sometimes can be attributed to illogical thinking. This paper will enumerate and analyze illogicality in language use, especially those errors easily ignored, in three respects, by applying basic methods of propositional logic and predicate logic to encourage a critical attitude towards seemingly normal language and proper employment of logic in everyday communication.


Illogicality; Language; Concept; Proposition

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