CONTRADICTION PRINCIPLE

postulated by Greek philosopher Aristotle, with regard to logic, the standard within which an assertion and its denial can't coexist accurately at the same time.

CONTRADICTION PRINCIPLE: "The following is an example of a statement which falls under the realm of the contradiction principle: Michael is a doctor. Michael is not a doctor."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONTRADICTION PRINCIPLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/contradiction-principle/ (accessed July 12, 2020).
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