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Logical Pluralism

JC Beall and Greg Restall

Abstract

Consequence is at the heart of logic; an account of consequence, of what follows from what, offers a vital tool in the evaluation of arguments. Since philosophy itself proceeds by way of argument and inference, a clear view of what logical consequence amounts to is of central importance to the whole discipline of philosophy. This book presents and defends what it calls logical pluralism, arguing that the notion of logical consequence does not pin down one deductive consequence relation; it allows for many of them. In particular, the book argues that broadly classical, intuitionistic, and relev ... More

Keywords: consequence, logic, logical consequence, logical pluralism, deductive logic, intuition

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780199288403
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288403.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

JC Beall, author
University of Connecticut
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Greg Restall, author
University of Melbourne

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