Non-axiomatic systems

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Does anybody know a good source for learning about non-axiomatic logics?
I found just one name Pei Wang.
Thanks in advance.
 

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EvLer said:
Does anybody know a good source for learning about non-axiomatic logics?
I found just one name Pei Wang.
Thanks in advance.
The scientific method is the best example of a non-axiomatic logic I can think of.
 
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honestrosewater
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I have no idea what a non-axiomatic logic is, but in trying to find out, googling 'non-axiomatic reasoning system' gives better results.
 
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honestrosewater said:
I have no idea what a non-axiomatic logic is, but in trying to find out, googling 'non-axiomatic reasoning system' gives better results.
Yeah, that's what I found too: basically work by one person named Pei Wang. I guess one difference between axiomatic and non-axiomatic as described by him is that axiomatic systems assume knowledge provided through premises to be sufficient, while non-axiomatic systems take insufficiency of knowledge as the ground fact, they learn and adapt. A better paper by him that I found (if anybody is interested) is Cognitive Logic versus Mathematical logic.
 
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I only glanced at the pages. It seemed to be something about artificial intelligence. Did you read enough to see if or how it's different from plain ol' inductive reasoning?
 
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citeseer has a paper,
http://citeseer.csail.mit.edu/wang95nonaxiomatic.html [Broken]

-- AI
 
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Ok its a 181 page paper, i think i will reserve my comments until i can finish reading it up.

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