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Consistency and Inconsistency

Consider the following pairs of statements and determine which pairs are consistent and which are inconsistent.

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José Vasconcelos wrote The Cosmic Race. José Vasconcelos was a Mexican philosopher.

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Nagarjuna was a Buddhist philosopher who lived in India. Nagarjuna was not a philosopher.

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Jean-Paul Sartre was French. Albert Camus was French.

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Confucius was a Chinese philosopher. It is false that Confucius was a Chinese philosopher.

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David Hume was from Scotland. David Hume was a philosopher.

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The ancient Carvaka tradition of India believes in the existence of material objects. The ancient Carvaka tradition of Indian does not believe in the existence of immaterial objects

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The Nyaya Sutras of Gotama expand upon a longstanding logic system used by Indian philosophers. The Nyaya Sutras of Gotama expand upon longstanding debate protocol used by Indian debaters.

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Gotama taught and wrote extensively about logic in India in the 3rd century B.C. No one in India taught logic prior to A.D. 100.

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John Rawls taught philosophy in the USA his entire adult life. John Rawls taught philosophy in Japan when he was in his 50s.

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The Indian philosophy of Jainism philosophy encourages ahimsa (nonharming). Some Indians encourage ahimsa.

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