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‘Philosophy’ has always been bunk , 9: deductive logicking

PHILOSOPHERS FASTENED ONTO DEDUCTIVE LOGIC AS THE WAY TO WISDOM We are told that the first philosophers thought that to arrive at true knowledge, they first had to start with axioms, which are self-evident postulates that couldn’t be wrong, and then use deductive logic on them to reach final propositions.  These latter reflected the necessary and eternal nature of the universe! (from here).   This  for me, comes closest to explaining…

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