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Non-Standard Tense-Logics

Arthur Prior

in Past, Present and Future

Published in print May 1967 | ISBN: 9780198243113
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191680632 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198243113.003.0004
Non-Standard Tense-Logics

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This chapter covers the following topics: theses which assumed that time is either discrete or circular, postulates for circular time, postulates for the next and the last moment, the logic of ‘and then’, denseness and Dedekinian continuity, and tense-logic as giving the cash-value of assertions about time.

Keywords: discrete time; circular time; logic; Dedekinian continuity; tense-logic

Chapter.  6265 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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