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Reasoning about Permissible Sentences

Tim Maudlin

in Truth and Paradox

Published in print May 2004 | ISBN: 9780199247295
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191601781 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199247293.003.0007
 Reasoning about Permissible Sentences

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A second inferential system that preserves permissibility rather than truth is developed. All classical theorems are shown to be necessarily permissible to assert. The two inferential systems are compared.

Keywords: entailment; S. Kripke; logical implication; permissibility‐preserving; self‐contradictory

Chapter.  13568 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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