The founders of WL believe that usually when people argue they want the same outcome but disagree on how to achieve. This is due to a variety of reasons such as differences in background knowledge and lines of reasoning. By providing an easy way to see how everyone else is thinking, WL not only dispels confusion but also harnesses the ideas of the masses and provides answers based on this comprehensive database.
Never heard of The Wikilogic Foundation? We suggest you first visit the main site for an overview.
This wiki is aimed at those looking to get involved or already involved in the project. It covers the in-depth areas of development and design as well as the philosophy theory behind Wikilogic. We also document the running of the WL Foundation, the charity organsiation behind WL.
New to the project?
Get in touch: general at wikilogicfoundation dot org (no spaces and a symbols for at and dot!)
Go to our main site
Develop the code
Our Github page
Work on the wiki
Copy and paste the captcha password: Q%&798adfoiu23
when you get to the bottom of the account creation page here
Note: be careful you select from Q to the end 3 without any spaces at the end!
Blog or edit the word press site
We can add you if you get in touch (see email address at start of section above).
Download and install from: https://syncthing.net/
You must give us your device ID and take ours which we can arrange if you contact us (see email address at start of section above).
Learn about argument maps
Anyone is free to contribute however they like without a requirement to get in touch. But if they are new to logic, we strongly recommend they finish at least one of three, free, introductory courses on logic we are recommending:
Update: Someone has already written a review about these and which may be most suitable for you: http://www.argunet.org/2013/07/22/three-online-tutorials-on-argument-analysis/#more-378
http://austhink.com/reason/tutorials/ - Read the intro and the 6 sections. Recommend the quizzes however the exercises are up to you. If you do not like the style or you wish to do more then you can try one of these:
https://oli.cmu.edu/jcourse/webui/guest/join.do?section=argdiag - simply click the enter course button on the right to get in without a login
http://philosophy.hku.hk/think/<span data-scayt_word="arg" data-scaytid="3">arg</span>/complex.php - A much longer in-depth course but more interesting to read in my opinion. Researchand bibliography - Notes and useful links to help gain an understanding of all the topics involved
Terminology and Glossary - Some of our articles may use incorrect terminology and we have also adapted a few terms. We will try to keep this page updated to explain the differences.
The are the areas people can become involved in. It won't be a case of pick one and stick to it, one person can (and probably should) be in more than one group:
1: The Theory Group: Their primary aim is to discover and resolve any flaws in the central concept (root statements...). A secondary aim would be to define and describe practical goals for the software (list out types of logical errors (circular reasoning...)).
2: The Design Group: For the creatively minded, half of their aim is to design the style, layout & UX of the software (there will be crossover with the Devs). The other half is to design the marketing materials (website / demos / videos / pamphlets...).
3: The Development Group: Build the software - the core focus of this group will be on the WikiLogic software but this will expand to developing extensions/plugins/complimentary software once we have some good APIs in place.
4: The Business and Marketing Group: We need admin! Find volunteers, funding and help run our charity as efficiently as possible.
If it doesn't fit under other categories and its too philosophy design orientated to go under business and everything else, place it here!
Walkthrough - Goes through my vision of how a user will use this software. Will likely always be the most in depth comprehensive explanation.
Theory walkthrough - This will be where i try to write a comprehensive idea of how WL will work in theory to deal with issues. Flaws will be where i put problems and short notes of their answer. When i have enough solutions i will redraft this section to represent the update.
The initial axiom
Example argument topics - a place people can walk through some of their own arguments. By keeping all of these workings, we will forma nice database of arguments for future use.
Flaws and points of debate in WL theory
Review of existing solutions
The "Business Requirements" for the WL software
For each page include the following:
* Philosophical Requirements * UI Requirements * Tech Requirements
Node Types Claims, Axioms, Peer-reviewed papers
Dictionary component Creating specific definitions so as to avoid any ambiguity
Calculating State The methods used to derive the % value for Claims and Argument groups.
Link Types The links between nodes, "Contradiction Link, Equality Link, ...
Technical and development
Purely technical. Only for areas that have nothing to do with design and philosophy. A lot of this will probably be at https://github.com/WikiLogic/WikiLogic
Business and Marketing, Promotion
Funding, volunteers and promotion
Applications, pitches and emails: templates and considerations
To Do List
(The route to world domination!)
Pages that can probably be deleted can go here for awhile until im sure.
Special link to avoid cluttering the home page
Notes- a Brainstorm Palace! Dont stop to edit and spell check, just let it flow!