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I've loved philosophy since I was 12 years old. A crucial part of my metaphysics and epistemology relies on my theory of truth that says that everything is either true or not and there is no such thing as a proposition that is neither true nor false. You can utter things that are neither true nor false but in such a case what you've uttered is not a proposition. Logic is supreme but so is empiricism. We need both rationality *and* consciousness for knowledge. A person who is consciously aware of X but can't use logic to explain how they know that X is true doesn't have knowledge of X. On the other hand a supremely intelligent but non-conscious robot that can explain exactly how it knows that X is true doesn't have knowledge because it isn't actually consciously aware of it.

This doesn't apply to knowledge of consciousness itself as a conscious being can't use logic to explain that they are conscious because their own consciousness is just as fundamental as the axioms of logic. Hence why empiricism and rationalism are equally fundamental for knowledge.

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