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Classical Logic

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[Revised entry by Stewart Shapiro and Teresa Kouri Kissel on March 11, 2018. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Typically, a logic consists of a formal or informal language together with a deductive system and/or a model-theoretic semantics. The language has components that correspond to a part of a natural language like English or Greek. The deductive system is to capture, codify, or simply record arguments that are valid for the given language, and the semantics is to capture, codify, or record the meanings, or truth-conditions for at least part of the language....

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