PP-2007-03: Logic and Reasoning: Do the Facts Matter?

PP-2007-03: van Benthem, Johan (2007) Logic and Reasoning: Do the Facts Matter? [Report]

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Modern logic is undergoing a cognitive turn, side-stepping Frege's 'anti-psychologism'. Collaborations between logicians and colleagues in more empirical fields are growing, especially in research on reasoning and information update by intelligent agents. We try to make more of this common knowledge, and we discuss what this means for our views of the nature of logic, the sterility of 'barrier theses' like Frege's, and a modern plausible understanding of 'psychologism'.

Item Type: Report
Report Nr: PP-2007-03
Series Name: Prepublication (PP) Series
Year: 2007
Uncontrolled Keywords: logic; psychology; psychologism; cognitive; science; information; self-correction; interaction
Subjects: Logic
Depositing User: Johan Benthem
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2016 14:36
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2016 14:36
URI: https://eprints.illc.uva.nl/id/eprint/237

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