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The concept of logical consequence : an introduction to philosophical logic / Matthew W. McKeon.

By: McKeon, Matthew W.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: BC71 .M37 2010Series: American university studiesSeries VPhilosophy: v. 207.Publication: New York : Peter Lang, c2010Description: 164 p.ISBN: 9781433106453 (clothbound); 1433106450 (clothbound).Subject(s): Logic
Contents:
Introduction -- The concept of logical consequence. Tarski's characterization of the common concept of logical consequence -- Logical constants -- Model-theoretic and deductive-theoretic approaches to logic -- Set-theoretic and linguistic preliminaries. Set-theoretic preliminaries -- Linguistic preliminaries -- Syntax of M -- Semantics for M -- Model-theoretic consequence. Truth in a structure -- Model-theoretic consequence defined -- The metaphysics of domains -- Interpretations -- The adequacy of the model-theoretic characterization of logical consequence -- What is a logical constant? -- Deductive consequence. Deductive system M -- The deductive-theoretic characterization and the common concept of logical consequence -- Inferentialism, harmony, and the justification of inference rules -- Tarski's criticism of the deductive-theoretic characterization of logical consequence -- Is N a correct deductive system?
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Introduction -- The concept of logical consequence. Tarski's characterization of the common concept of logical consequence -- Logical constants -- Model-theoretic and deductive-theoretic approaches to logic -- Set-theoretic and linguistic preliminaries. Set-theoretic preliminaries -- Linguistic preliminaries -- Syntax of M -- Semantics for M -- Model-theoretic consequence. Truth in a structure -- Model-theoretic consequence defined -- The metaphysics of domains -- Interpretations -- The adequacy of the model-theoretic characterization of logical consequence -- What is a logical constant? -- Deductive consequence. Deductive system M -- The deductive-theoretic characterization and the common concept of logical consequence -- Inferentialism, harmony, and the justification of inference rules -- Tarski's criticism of the deductive-theoretic characterization of logical consequence -- Is N a correct deductive system?

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