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Friendliness and sympathy in logic

Makinson, David C. (2005) Friendliness and sympathy in logic. In: Beziau, Jean-Yves, (ed.) Logica Universalis. Birkhauser Verlag, Basel, Switzerland, pp. 191-206. ISBN 3764372591

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Abstract

We define and examine a notion of logical friendliness, which is a broadening of the familiar notion of classical consequence. The concept is tudied first in its simplest form, and then in a syntax-independent version, which we call sympathy. We also draw attention to the surprising number of familiar notions and operations with which it makes contact, providing a new light in which they may be seen.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://www.springer.com/birkhauser
Additional Information: © 2005 Birkhauser Verlag
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BC Logic
Sets: Departments > Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2008
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2010 08:49
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/3412

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