You can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it.
TOPICS: truth, logic
A good puzzle should demand the exercise of our best wit and ingenuity, and although a knowledge of mathematics and of logic are often of great service in the solution of these things, yet it sometimes happens that a kind of natural cunning and sagacity is of considerable value.
TOPICS: problems, logic, knowledge
Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.
TOPICS: pure math, logic, poetry
Mathematicians create by acts of insight and intuition. Logic then sanctions the conquests of intuition.
TOPICS: mathematicians, intuition, logic
Logic is the art of going wrong with confidence.
TOPICS: logic, humor
Mathematics is, as it were, a sensuous logic, and relates to philosophy as do the arts, music, and plastic art to poetry.
TOPICS: logic, mathematics
SOURCE: Philosophical Fragments