Journal of Philosophical Logic

, Volume 23, Issue 2, pp 173–195 | Cite as

Erotetic implications

  • Andrzej Wiśniewski


Three semantic relations are analyzed: the relation of implication of a question by a question and a set of declarative sentences, the relation of implication of a question by a question, and the relation of strong implication of a question by a question and a set of declarative sentences. The connections between these concepts and the concepts of relative soundness, partial answerhood and presupposition are examined. The principal results are theorems about, to speak generally, epistemic reducibility of well-posed questions to sequences of implied yes-no questions.


Semantic Relation Principal Result Strong Implication Partial Answerhood Declarative Sentence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrzej Wiśniewski
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of PhilosophyAdam Mickiewicz UniversitySzamarzewskiego 91 aPoland

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