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opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas

(logic) a statement that is necessarily false

the speech act of contradicting someone

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The quantity of the imposition, the expediency or inexpediency of an increase on either side, would be mutually questions of prudence; but there would be involved no direct contradiction of power.
But the final destination remains far down the road, with many contradictions to be resolved during the journey.
ISLAMABAD -- Council of Islamic Ideology on Friday rejected the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Domestic Violence bill, citing reasons that it was in contradictions with the Shariah.
The explanation, I think, lies in the power of contradictions themselves.
Paul Smith & The Intimations will play The Cluny Newcastle on September 4 as part of a small UK tour following the release of their debut album Contradictions.
Contradictions in an economic system generate recurrent problems such as class conflicts, systemic instability and economic crises.
This paper presents an analysis of contradictions in urban low carbon transitions as engines of change.
Focusing on contradiction, Weiguang analyzes Chinese society and politics from such perspectives as contradictions among the people constituting the primary kind of contradictions of human relations in Chinese society at the present stage, basic principles of and methods for the current handling of contradictions among the people in the new era, major changes in China's working class in the new era, and correctly handling contradictions among the people to build a harmonious socialist society.
The Great Recession and the Contradictions of Contemporary Capitalism
the property of certain figures to alternate between two or more mutually exclusive states over time (for example, the so-called Rubin Vase), and explores whether or not such a phenomenon provides 'an interesting model to understand better Pasolini's attempt to create contradictions without ending up in any synthesis or reconciliation' (p.
In recent months, there have been many contradictions that have shaped domestic and international politics.
Before Brecht began his serious study of Marxism, he already realized internal contradictions within the human subject:
The findings from the panel report include: (1) variety across the evaluations, giving rise to interesting contradictions that provide opportunities for learning; and (2) discussions that will generate conclusions about how the panel should think about grouping evaluations together to identify contradictions, the possible types of hypotheses generated to explain these contradictions, and what data the panel might want to be able to test those hypotheses down the road.
Dialectical thinking is considered to consist of cognitive approaches toward resolving apparent contradictions and inconsistencies (Peng & Nisbett, 1999).
The author accomplishes this through an identification of several key contradictions in Kafka's text combined with an exploration of Wittgenstein's proof (using truth-tables) that contradictions, though senseless (sinnlos), still belong to logical symbolism.