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October-2-November-2008-Workshop-philosophy-of-log
ical-consequence-Uppsala-Sweden
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SUMMARY:Workshop "philosophy of logical consequenc
e", Uppsala, Sweden
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LOCATION:Uppsala, Sweden
DESCRIPTION:There is a traditional picture of logi
c that may be spelled out as follows: Logic is con
cerned with the principles for correct reasoning a
nd valid arguments; its principles are universal,
necessary, apriori and formal; logically valid arg
uments are necessarily truth-preserving and have a
fundamental epistemic significance; and finally,
logic is in some sense a normative discipline. T
his traditional picture gives rise to many questio
ns. The notions of universality, logical necessity
,apriority, and formality are difficult to analyze
. In what sense, if any, is logic normative? Is th
ere a principled way of distinguishing between log
ical and non-logical concepts? While continuing to
face these foundational questions, logic has deve
loped into an advanced mathematical discipline - m
athematical logic - where the informal notions of
logical proof, validity and logical consequence ar
e given mathematical explications. For more inf
ormation, see http://web.me.com/stenlindstrom/Webb
plats/workshop.html
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There is a traditional picture of logic that may b
e spelled out as follows: Logic is concerned with
the principles for correct reasoning and valid arg
uments; its principles are universal, necessary, a
priori and formal; logically valid arguments are n
ecessarily truth-preserving and have a fundamental
epistemic significance; and finally, logic is in
some sense a normative discipline.\n

\n
This traditional picture gives rise to many
questions. The notions of universality, logical n
ecessity,apriority, and formality are difficult to
analyze. In what sense, if any, is logic normativ
e? Is there a principled way of distinguishing bet
ween logical and non-logical concepts? While conti
nuing to face these foundational questions, logic
has developed into an advanced mathematical discip
line - mathematical logic - where the informal not
ions of logical proof, validity and logical conseq
uence are given mathematical explications.\n

\n \n \n For more informatio
n, see http://web.
me.com/stenlindstrom/Webbplats/workshop.html\n

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