Birkhäuser, Basel


520 Pages

ISBN 978-3-319-10192-7

Studies in Universal Logic

The road to universal logic I

Festschrift for 50th birthday of Jean-Yves Béziau

Edited by

Arnold Koslow, Arthur Buchsbaum

This is the first volume of a collection of papers in honor of the fiftieth birthday of Jean-Yves Béziau. These 25 papers have been written by internationally distinguished logicians, mathematicians, computer scientists, linguists and philosophers, including Arnon Avron, John Corcoran, Wilfrid Hodges, Laurence Horn, Lloyd Humbertsone, Dale Jacquette, David Makinson, Stephen Read, and Jan Woleński. It is a state-of-the-art source of cutting-edge studies in the new interdisciplinary field of universal logic. The papers touch upon a wide range of topicsincluding combination of logic, non-classical logic, square and other geometrical figures of opposition, categorical logic, set theory, foundation of logic, philosophy and history of logic (Aristotle, Avicenna, Buridan, Schröder, MacColl).

This book offers new perspectives and challenges in the study of logic and will be of interest to all students and researchers interested the nature and future of logic.

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Koslow, A. , Buchsbaum, A. (eds) (2015). The road to universal logic I: Festschrift for 50th birthday of Jean-Yves Béziau, Birkhäuser, Basel.

Table of Contents


Avron Arnon


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A formal framework for hypersequent calculi and their fibring

Coniglio Marcelo; Figallo Martín


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Investigating knowledge and opinion

Corcoran John; Samawi Hamid Idris


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The move from one to two quantifiers

Hodges Wilfrid


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On the contrary

Horn Laurence


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Béziau on and and or

Humberstone Lloyd


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Using each other's words

Kracht Marcus


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Parrochia Daniel


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A roadmap to decidability

Rasga João; Sernadas Cristina; Sernadas Amílcar


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Symbolic existence in Hugh MacColl

Redmond Juan


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On metalogical relativism

Vasyukov Vladimir L.


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Constructivism and metamathematics

Woleński Jan


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