Sentence Connectives in Formal Logic

[Revised entry by Lloyd Humberstone on September 2, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Natural language sentence-linking words (like "and", "or") have traditionally had aspects
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[Revised entry by Lloyd Humberstone on September 2, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Natural language sentence-linking words (like "and", "or") have traditionally had aspects of their use simulated by corresponding connectives in various systems of formal logic. (In fact we use the word "connective" more generously, so that there don't have to be two or more sentences linked, allowing us to consider the analogues of words like "not" and "necessarily" as connectives too.)...

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