falsidical

Having a false basis.

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  • falsidical — Uncommon opposite of veridical . A falsidical experience is one that represents things as they are not …   Philosophy dictionary

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  • falsidical hallucination —    A term used in parapsychology to denote a hallucination that has no bearing on actual events in the external world. The term falsidical hallucination is used in opposition to the term *veridical hallucination. The latter term has various… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Paradox — For other uses, see Paradox (disambiguation). Further information: List of paradoxes A paradox is a seemingly true statement or group of statements that lead to a contradiction or a situation which seems to defy logic or intuition. Typically,… …   Wikipedia

  • All horses are the same color — The horse paradox is a falsidical paradox that arises from flawed demonstrations, which purport to use mathematical induction, of the statement All horses are the same color . The paradox does not truly exist, as these arguments have a crucial… …   Wikipedia

  • veridical hallucination —    The term veridical hallucination is indebted to the Latin adjective veridicus, which means truthful or speaking the truth. It has two broad sets of connotations. In the first place, it is used as a synonym for the terms *true hallucination, *… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • When a white horse is not a horse — (zh cpwl|c=白馬非馬|p= Báimǎ fēi mǎ |w= Pai ma fei ma |l=white horse not horse), also known as the White Horse Dialogue (zh cpwl|c=白馬論|p= Báimǎ Lùn |w= Pai ma Lun |l=white horse discourse), is a famous paradox in Chinese philosophy. Gongsun Long… …   Wikipedia

  • veridical — adjective a) True. Few believe that all claimed religious experiences are veridical. b) Pertaining to an experience, perception, or interpretation that accurately represents reality; as opposed to …   Wiktionary

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