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New Essays in Free Logic In Honour of Karel Lambert

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ISBN-10: 1402002165

ISBN-13: 9781402002168

Edition: 2001

Authors: Karel Lambert, Alexander Hieke, Edgar Morscher

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This volume contains a collection of recent papers on Free Logic which cover a wide range of topics. These topics show that Free Logic is applied not only in traditional philosophical areas, but also in various contexts of modern formal logic as well as in the discussion of theoretical aspects of programming. Part I of the book covers theories of names and definite descriptions. Part II contains papers on various topics in the logic of modalities. Part III is devoted to semantics and programming. In part IV Free Logic is used to analyse and discuss topics from the history of philosophy. In addition, one of the founders of Free Logic, Karel Lambert, not only contributes an article to this…    
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Book details

List price: $159.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 12/31/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 255
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Alexander Hieke is an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Salzburg.

Preface
Free Logic: A Fifty-Year Past and an Open Future
Names and Definite Descriptions
Free Logic and Definite Descriptions
Calculi of Names: Free and Modal
Modalities
Free Logic and Quantification in Syntactic Modal Contexts
Substitution, Quantifiers and Identity in Modal Logic
Free Epistemic Logic
Semantics and Programming
Supervaluational Free Logic and the Logic of Information Growth
"No Input, No Output" Logic
Free Logic in Program Specification and Verification
History
Existence and Reference in Medieval Logic
Can Meinongian Logic Be Free?
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Index of Persons