The Metaphysics of Logic

2015.11.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Penelope Rush (ed.), The Metaphysics of Logic, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 267pp., $99.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781107039643.
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2015.11.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Penelope Rush (ed.), The Metaphysics of Logic, Cambridge University Press, 2014, 267pp., $99.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781107039643. Reviewed by Frode Bjørdal, University of Oslo/Universidad Federal do Rio Grande do Norte Some questions that come to mind when struggling with certain enigmas belonging to the mysteries of the metaphysics of logic are related to those we would ask if we were considering the metaphysics of mathematics and the metaphysics of formal systems in general. Today, if the topic were to be fully explored, we would expect that attention would also be paid to the metaphysics of computability. In The Metaphysics of Logic such questions do not receive a focused treatment, and the question of how logic is related to mathematics is treated only cursorily. Focus is necessary, and in this collection the focus is mostly on the question whether logic is revisable. Given the volume's provenance we can. . .

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