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In the pub the gringo met a funny guy who said: "If my wife is an Honestant,.............................

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In the pub the gringo met a funny guy who said: "If my wife is an Honestant, then I am Swindlecant."

Who is this couple?

posted Sep 26, 2014 by anonymous

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It is important to explore the statement as a whole. In this logical conditional ("if-then" statement) p is a hypothesis (or antecedent) and q is a conclusion (or consequent).
It is obvious, that the husband is not a Swindlecant, because in that case one part of the statement (Q) " ... then I am Swindlecant." would have to be a lie, which is a conflict. And since A is an Honestant, the whole statement is true.
If his wife was an Honestant too, then the second part of statement (Q) " ... then I am Swindlecant." would have to be true, which is a conflict again. Therefore the man is an Honestant and his wife is a Swindlecant. Or is it a paradox? Think about it.

solution Sep 26, 2014 by Vrije Mani Upadhyay

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