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Title: New Essays in Free Logic
Edited By: Alexander Hieke
Edgar Morscher
URL: http://www.wkap.nl/book.htm/1-4020-0216-5
Series Title: Applied Logic Series Volume: 23
Description:

This volume contains a collection of recent papers on Free
Logic which cover a wide range of topics. These topics show that Free
Logic is applied not only in traditional philosophical areas, but also in various contexts of modern formal logic as well as in the discussion of theoretical aspects of programming.


Part I of the book covers theories of names and definite descriptions.
Part II contains papers on various topics in the logic of modalities.
Part III is devoted to semantics and programming. In part IV Free
Logic is used to analyse and discuss topics from the history of philosophy. In addition, one of the founders of Free Logic, Karel
Lambert, not only contributes an article to this volume, but he also comments the papers of all the other authors.


So this book will be of interest not only to philosophers and logicians, but also to computer scientists and researchers interested in foundational aspects of computer programming.

CONTENTS

Preface. Free Logic: A Fifty-Year Past and an Open Future;
E. Morscher, P. Simons. Part I: Names and Definite
Descriptions. Free Logic and Definite Descriptions; K.
Lambert. Calculi of Names: Free and Modal; P. Simons. Part
II: Modalities. Free Logic and uantification in Syntactic Modal
Contexts; P. Schweizer. Substitution, uantifiers and Identity in Modal Logic; S. Ghilardi. Free Epistemic Logic; W.
Lenzen. Part III: Semantics and Programming. Supervaluational
Free Logic and the Logic of Information Growth; J.B.
Escriba. `No Input, No Output' Logic; S. Lehmann.
Free Logic in Program Specification and Verification; R.D. Gumb.
Part IV: History. Existence and Reference in Medieval Logic;
G. Klima. Can Meinongian Logic Be Free?; J.
Pasniczek. Part V: Comments. Comments; K.
Lambert. Index of persons.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Kluwer
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1402002165
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 264
Prices: EUR 94.00 / USD 86.00 / GBP 59.00