Logic and the Modalities in the Twentieth Century
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Logic and the Modalities in the Twentieth Century by Dov M. Gabbay
Book DescriptionLogic and the Modalities in the Twentieth Century is an indispensable research tool for anyone interested in the development of logic, including researchers, graduate and senior undergraduate students in logic, history of logic, mathematics, history of mathematics, computer science and artificial intelligence, linguistics, cognitive science, argumentation theory, philosophy, and the history of ideas. This volume is number seven in the eleven volume Handbook of the History of Logic. It concentrates on the development of modal logic in the 20th century, one of the most important undertakings in logic's long history. Written by the leading researchers and scholars in the field, the volume explores the logics of necessity and possibility, knowledge and belief, obligation and permission, time, tense and change, relevance, and more. Both this volume and the Handbook as a whole are definitive reference tools for students and researchers in the history of logic, the history of philosophy, and any discipline, such as mathematics, computer science, artificial intelligence, for whom the historical background of his or her work is a salient consideration. Detailed and comprehensive chapters covering the entire range of modal logic. Contains the latest scholarly discoveries and interpretative insights that answer many questions in the field of logic.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780444516220
(240mm x 165mm x 32mm)
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Quantification and modalities have always been topics of great interest for logicians. These two themes emerged from philosophy and language in ancient times. This title emphasises on model-theoretic and it concentrates on descriptions of different sound semantics and completeness problem.
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Author Biography - Dov M. Gabbay
Dov M. Gabbay is Augustus De Morgan Professor Emeritus of Logic at the Group of Logic, Language and Computation, Department of Computer Science, King's College London. He has authored over four hundred and fifty research papers and over thirty research monographs. He is editor of several international Journals, and many reference works and Handbooks of Logic.
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