, Volume 188, Issue 3, pp 487–498 | Cite as

Prior on an insolubilium of Jean Buridan

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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.


Arthur Prior Hybrid logic Insolubilia Jean Buridan 


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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