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The realism-antirealism debate in the age of alternative logics

The relation between logic and knowledge has been at the heart of a lively debate since the 1960s. On the one hand, the epistemic approaches based their formal arguments in the mathematics of Brouwer and intuitionistic logic. Following Michael Dummett, they started to call themselves 'antireali...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Marion, Mathieu, 1962-, Primiero, Giuseppe., Rahman, Shahid, 1956-
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht : Springer, c2012.
Series:Logic, epistemology and the unity of science ; v.23.
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Online Access:Online version
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Summary:The relation between logic and knowledge has been at the heart of a lively debate since the 1960s. On the one hand, the epistemic approaches based their formal arguments in the mathematics of Brouwer and intuitionistic logic. Following Michael Dummett, they started to call themselves 'antirealists'. Others persisted with the formal background of the Frege-Tarski tradition, where Cantorian set theory is linked via model theory to classical logic. Jaakko Hintikka tried to unify both traditions by means of what is now known as 'explicit epistemic logic'. Under this view, epistemic contents are in
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvi, 346 p.)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:940071923X (electronic bk.)
9789400719231 (electronic bk.)
Access:Electronic access restricted to Villanova University patrons