What is the Absurd, What Does It Mean?July 1, 2021
Something whose semantic elements are incompatible with each other.
It expresses what is contrary to the rules of logic in terms of logic. An absurd thought is one whose elements are incompatible, incompatible with one another. An absurd judgment is one that is inconsistent or contains inconsistency.
Nonsense is not the same as absurd. Bullshit has a meaning; but it is wrong, meaningless has no meaning. The absurd expresses irrationality in philosophy. Anything contrary to reason is nonsense. The absurd is a third concept between right and wrong. Not to be confused with wrong. Not every mistake is nonsense.