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Logical Form and LF

Paul Pietroski

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Language

Published in print September 2008 | ISBN: 9780199552238
Published online September 2009 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199552238.003.0032

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Philosophy

 Logical Form and LF

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We can use sentences to present arguments, some of which are valid. This suggests that premises and conclusions, like sentences, have structure. This in turn raises questions about how logical structure is related to grammar, and how grammatical structure is related to thought and truth.

Keywords: logical form; sentences; arguments; logical structure; grammatical structure; thought; truth

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Subjects: Philosophy ; Philosophy of Language ; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

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