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Metric Tense-Logic

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/9780198243113.003.0006
Metric Tense-Logic

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This chapter covers the following topics: the syntax of intervals, postulates for metric tense-logic, interaction of the A series and B series, the logic of dates, metric circular time, enlargement of tense-logic to make metric concepts definable, and Geach's definitions of Kamp's constants.

Keywords: intervals; A series; B series; dates; metric circular time; Geach; Kamp

Chapter.  6389 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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