Ideas of JC Beall / G Restall, by Theme
[Australian, fl. 2005, Professors at the Universities of Connecticut and Melbourne]
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3. Truth / A. Truth Problems / 1. Truth
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Some truths have true negations

3. Truth / B. Truthmakers / 5. What Makes Truths / b. Objects make truths
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A truthmaker is an object which entails a sentence

4. Formal Logic / A. Syllogistic Logic / 2. Syllogistic Logic
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'Equivocation' is when terms do not mean the same thing in premises and conclusion

4. Formal Logic / E. Nonclassical Logics / 2. Intuitionist Logic
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(∀x)(A v B)  (∀x)A v (∃x)B) is valid in classical logic but invalid intuitionistically

4. Formal Logic / E. Nonclassical Logics / 5. Relevant Logic
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Relevant consequence says invalidity is the conclusion not being 'in' the premises

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Relevant logic may reject transitivity

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Relevant logic does not abandon classical logic

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A doesn't imply A  that would be circular

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Excluded middle must be true for some situation, not for all situations

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It's 'relevantly' valid if all those situations make it true

4. Formal Logic / E. Nonclassical Logics / 6. Free Logic
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Free logic terms aren't existential; classical is nonempty, with referring names

5. Theory of Logic / A. Overview of Logic / 1. Overview of Logic
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Logic studies consequence; logical truths are consequences of everything, or nothing

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Syllogisms are only logic when they use variables, and not concrete terms

5. Theory of Logic / A. Overview of Logic / 2. History of Logic
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The view of logic as knowing a body of truths looks outofdate

5. Theory of Logic / A. Overview of Logic / 4. Pure Logic
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Formal logic is invariant under permutations, or devoid of content, or gives the norms for thought

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Logic studies arguments, not formal languages; this involves interpretations

5. Theory of Logic / A. Overview of Logic / 8. Logic of Mathematics
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The model theory of classical predicate logic is mathematics

5. Theory of Logic / B. Logical Consequence / 2. Types of Consequence
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Logical consequence needs either proofs, or absence of counterexamples

13253

There are several different consequence relations

5. Theory of Logic / B. Logical Consequence / 4. Semantic Consequence =
10695

Logical consequence is either necessary truth preservation, or preservation based on interpretation

13240

A sentence follows from others if they always model it

5. Theory of Logic / B. Logical Consequence / 8. Material Implication
10689

A step is a 'material consequence' if we need contents as well as form

5. Theory of Logic / I. Semantics of Logic / 3. Logical Truth
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A 'logical truth' (or 'tautology', or 'theorem') follows from empty premises

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Logical truth is much more important if mathematics rests on it, as logicism claims

5. Theory of Logic / J. Model Theory in Logic / 1. Logical Models
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Models are mathematical structures which interpret the nonlogical primitives

5. Theory of Logic / L. Paradox / 6. Paradoxes in Language / d. The Preface paradox
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Preface Paradox affirms and denies the conjunction of propositions in the book

6. Mathematics / B. Foundations for Mathematics / 2. Proof in Mathematics
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Hilbert proofs have simple rules and complex axioms, and natural deduction is the opposite

10. Modality / A. Necessity / 3. Types of Necessity
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Relevant necessity is always true for some situation (not all situations)

18. Thought / A. Modes of Thought / 6. Judgement / a. Nature of Judgement
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Judgement is always predicating a property of a subject

19. Language / C. Assigning Meanings / 8. Possible Worlds Semantics
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We can rest truthconditions on situations, rather than on possible worlds

19. Language / D. Propositions / 1. Propositions
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Propositions commit to content, and not to any way of spelling it out
