Journal of Philosophical Logic
J Phil Logic
ISSN (printed): 0022-3611. ISSN (electronic): 1573-0433.
The Journal of Philosophical Logic publishes papers that utilize formal methods or that deal with topics in logical theory such as: Contributions to branches of logical theory directly related to philosophical concerns such as inductive logic modal logic deontic logic quantum logic tense logic free logic logic of questions logic of commands logic of preference logic of conditionals many-valued logic and relevance logics. Contributions to philosophical discussions that utilize the machinery of formal logic as in recent treatments of abstract entities non-existent possibles essentialism existence propositional attitudes meaning and truth. Discussions of philosophical issues relating to logic and the logical structure of language such as conventionalism in logic ontic commitment logical or semantic paradoxes the logic of hypotheses and of pre-suppositions constructivism and extensionality. Philosophical work relating to specific sciences (such as linguistics history of logic or physics) with an emphasis on foundational problems and making use of logical theory. Some instances of recent work of this kind are the treatments of universal grammar pragmatics conceptions of possibility theories and mathematical truth in the history of philosophy formalization of scientific theories or logical structure in quantum mechanics.
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