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Title: Advances in Intensional Logic
Edited By: Maarten De Rijke
URL: http://www.wkap.nl/book.htm/0-7923-4711-0
Series Title: APPLIED LOGIC SERIES Volume 7
Description:

This volume presents an up-to-date account of current trends in intensional logic. Consisting of nine original research papers preceded by a survey of recent developments, the volume highlights recent advances in a number of interdisciplinary areas, including traditional philosophical concerns about correct descriptions and abstract objects; the use of intensional languages as descriptive tools for finite graphs; proof-theoretical considerations; general strategies of `modalizing' calculi usually perceived to be non-modal; and mathematical foundations of intensional logics.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Kluwer
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0792347110
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Pages: 308pp
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