Chapter 3. Philosophy of Logic

  1. Fritz Allhoff Assistant Professor Fellow Director
  1. Otávio Bueno Professor

Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315578.ch3

Philosophies of the Sciences: A Guide

Philosophies of the Sciences: A Guide

How to Cite

Bueno, O. (2010) Philosophy of Logic, in Philosophies of the Sciences: A Guide (ed F. Allhoff), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444315578.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Department of Philosophy, Western Michigan University, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Philosophy, University of Miami, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 4 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199957

Online ISBN: 9781444315578

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Keywords:

  • philosophy of logic and three central issues;
  • central concept of logic and logical consequence;
  • concept of logical consequence analyzed;
  • logic dealing primarily with logical consequence concept;
  • valid arguments - truth-preserving;
  • Tarski's analysis of logical consequence - intriguing feature;
  • Logical consequence and logical truth;
  • logical pluralism and conceptualizing issue of plurality of logic;
  • applications of logic;
  • leaving realm of pure mathematics and shifting to applied mathematics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Logical Consequence

  • Logical Pluralism

  • Applications of Logic

  • Conclusion

  • References