Aristotle’s law of contradiction and Einstein’s special theory of relativity

  • Ilija Barukčić Internist, Horandstrasse, DE-26441 Jever, Germany

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study is to re-evaluate the relationship between Aristotle’s law of contradiction and Einstein’s special theory of relativity.


Methods: In order to clarify the relationship between Aristotle’s law of contradiction and Einstein’s special theory of relativity, several different approaches were chosen and appropriate theorems were developed.


Results: It was possible to provide the proof that Aristotle’s law of contradiction is observer dependent too but does not contradict Einstein’s special theory of relativity. Furthermore, a derivation of Aristotle’s law of contradiction from the identity law (principium identitatis) was provided.


Conclusions: Aristotle’s law of contradiction and Einstein’s special theory of relativity are compatible with each other.


Keywords: principium identitatis, principium contradictionis, causality, Einstein’s special theory of relativity

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Ilija Barukčić, Internist, Horandstrasse, DE-26441 Jever, Germany

Internist, Horandstrasse, DE-26441 Jever, Germany

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Barukčić, I. (2019). Aristotle’s law of contradiction and Einstein’s special theory of relativity. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 9(2), 125-143. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v9i2.2389