Synthese

, Volume 188, Issue 3, pp 487–498

Prior on an insolubilium of Jean Buridan

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DOI: 10.1007/s11229-011-9940-6

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Uckelman, S.L. Synthese (2012) 188: 487. doi:10.1007/s11229-011-9940-6

Abstract

We present Prior’s discussion of a puzzle about valditity found in the writings of the fourteenth-century French logician Jean Buridan and show how Prior’s study of this puzzle may have provided the conceptual inspiration for his development of hybrid logic.

Keywords

Arthur PriorHybrid logicInsolubiliaJean Buridan
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Logic, Language, and ComputationAmsterdamThe Netherlands