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Topic: logic

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

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