Logical Constants

[Revised entry by John MacFarlane on June 18, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Logic is usually thought to concern itself only with features that sentences and arguments possess in
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[Revised entry by John MacFarlane on June 18, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Logic is usually thought to concern itself only with features that sentences and arguments possess in virtue of their logical structures or forms. The logical form of a sentence or argument is determined by its syntactic or semantic structure and by the placement of certain expressions called "logical constants."[1] Thus, for example, the sentences...

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