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Intuitionism Reconsidered

Roy Cook

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

Published in print March 2005 | ISBN: 9780195148770
Published online July 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835560 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195148770.003.0011

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Philosophy

Intuitionism Reconsidered

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This chapter examines the debate between advocates of classical logic and advocates of intuitionistic logic. It examines the semantic and epistemic issues on which this debate is usually conducted. After introducing the idea that logic is a model of correct reasoning, the chapter explores the viability of a logic intermediate between classical and intuitionistic.

Keywords: logic; classical logic; intuitionistic logic; intuitionism; semantics; model

Chapter.  9729 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

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