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Diversification of Object-Languages for Propositional Logics

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Abstract

I argue in favour of object languages of logics to be diversely-generated, that is, not having identical (or equivalent) immediate sub-formulas. In addition to diversely-generated object languages constituting a more appropriate abstraction of the use of sentential connectives in natural language, I show that such language lead to a simplifications w.r.t. some specific issues: the identity of proofs, the factual equivalence (in logics of grounding) and the Mingle axiom in Relevance logics. I also point out that some of the properties of classical logic based on freely-generated object languagest.

Keywords

Freely-generated syntax Diversely-generated syntax Gricean maxims Identity of proof Logics of Grounding Relevance logis Self implication Mingle 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computer Science Department, The Technion-IITHaifaIsrael

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