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Single Idea 13678

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / B. Logical Consequence / 1. Logical Consequence]

Full Idea

On the question of the nature of genuine logical consequence, ...the most popular answer is the semantic, or model-theoretic one.

Gist of Idea

The most popular account of logical consequence is the semantic or model-theoretic one


Theodore Sider (Logic for Philosophy [2010], 1.5)

Book Reference

Sider,Theodore: 'Logic for Philosophy' [OUP 2010], p.8

A Reaction

Reading the literature, one might be tempted to think that this is the only account that anyone takes seriously. Substitutional semantics seems an interesting alternative.

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Idea 13674 We might reduce ontology by using truth of sentences and terms, instead of using objects satisfying models [Shapiro]

Idea 13679 Maybe logical consequence is more a matter of provability than of truth-preservation [Sider]