Primitive Notions

  • J. F. A. K. Van Benthem
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 156)


In this chapter the main ingredients are surveyed that go into our temporal structures: individuals, relations and operations. Some of the more interesting ones will be selected for further logical investigation.


Temporal Structure Precedence Relation Tense Logic Primitive Notion Temporal Abstraction 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. A. K. Van Benthem
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  1. 1.Filosofisch InstituutRijksuniversiteit GroningenThe Netherlands

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