Medieval Theories of Consequence

[Revised entry by Catarina Dutilh Novaes on July 7, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Latin medieval theories of consequence are systematic analyses by Latin medieval
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[Revised entry by Catarina Dutilh Novaes on July 7, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Latin medieval theories of consequence are systematic analyses by Latin medieval authors[1] of the logical relations between sentences[2], in particular the notions of entailment and valid inference. When does a sentence B follow from a sentence A? (For example, from 'Every human is an animal' one may infer 'Some...

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