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Modal Logic An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0521295157

ISBN-13: 9780521295154

Edition: 1980

Authors: Brian F. Chellas

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A textbook on modal logic, intended for readers already acquainted with the elements of formal logic, containing nearly 500 exercises. Brian F. Chellas provides a systematic introduction to the principal ideas and results in contemporary treatments of modality, including theorems on completeness and decidability. Illustrative chapters focus on deontic logic and conditionality. Modality is a rapidly expanding branch of logic, and familiarity with the subject is now regarded as a necessary part of every philosopher's technical equipment. Chellas here offers an up-to-date and reliable guide essential for the student.
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Book details

List price: $35.99
Copyright year: 1980
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/29/1980
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 8.94" wide x 6.14" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Logical preliminaries
Standard models for modal logics
Normal systems of modal logic
Determination and decidability for normal systems
Deontic logic
Minimal models for modal logics
Classical systems of modal logic
Determination and decidability for classical systems
Conditional logic
Select bibliography
Index of symbols
Index of schemas, rules, and systems, Index of subjects