Modal logic for open minds

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Center for the Study of Language and Information , Stanford, Calif
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Statementwritten by Johan van Benthem.
SeriesCSLI lecture notes series -- no. 199
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LC ClassificationsBC199.M6 B465 2010
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL23936027M
ISBN 139781575865997, 9781575866987
LC Control Number2009044686

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In Modal Logic for Open Minds, Johan van Benthem provides an introduction to the field of modal logic, outlining its major ideas and exploring the numerous ways in which various academic fields have adopted it.

Van Benthem begins with the basic theories of modal logic, examining its relationship to language, semantics, bisimulation, and axiomatics, and then covers more. Modal logic for open minds. Stanford, Calif.: Center for the Study of Language and Information, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Johan van Benthem.

Modal logic wasborn in the earlypart of the 20th century as a branchof logic applied to the analysis of philosophical notions and issues.

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While it still retains a bit of this grandeur, today, modal logic sits at a cross-roads of many academic disciplines, and thus, it provides a unique vantage point for students with broad interdisciplinary in Cited by: In Modal Logic for Open Minds, Johan van Benthem provides an up-to-date introduction to the field of modal logic, outlining its major ideas and exploring the numerous ways in which various academic Modal logic for open minds book have adopted it.

Van Benthem begins with the basic theories of modal logic, semantics, bisimulation, and axiomatics, and also covers more advanced topics, such as. Modal logic is a type of formal logic primarily developed in the s that extends classical propositional and predicate logic to include operators expressing modality.A modal—a word that expresses a modality—qualifies a statement.

For example, the statement "John is happy" might be qualified by saying that John is usually happy, in which case the term "usually" is. In Modal Logic for Open Minds, Johan van Benthem provides an up-to-date introduction to the field of modal logic, outlining its major ideas and exploring the numerous ways in which various academic fields have adopted it.

The book then moves to a wide range of applications, including new developments in information flow, intelligent agency. Some would say that Johan van Benthem’s Modal Logic for Open Minds (CSLI ) belongs much earlier in this Guide.

But, though developed from a course intended to give ‘a modern introduction to modal logic’, it is not really routine enough in coverage and approach to serve at an elementary level.

Modal Logic for Open Minds by Johan van Benthem. A new textbook on modal logic providing a modern introduction to modal logic. Modal Logic for Philosophers by James Garson.

An introduction to modal logic geared to-wards Philosophy students. Modal Logic by Brian Chellas. A nice introduction to modal logic though somewhat outdated. I personally learned modal logic from Chellas's Modal Logic: An Introduction, but a more modern treatment in-line with current interests in modal logic is van Benthem's Modal Logic for Open good introductions include Modal Logic: An Introduction to its Syntax and Semantics, Cresswell & Hughes's A New Introduction to Modal Logic, and Beall & van Fraassen's.

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van Benthem [15]. These notes are meant to present the basic facts about modal logic and so to provide a common ground for further study. The basics of propositional logic are merely briefly rehearsed here, so that the notes. Modal Logic for Open Minds by Johan van Benthem.

A new textbook on modal logic (still in draft form) provides a modern introduction to modal logic. Chapters 1,2,3 and 5 have been distributed in class. Modal Logic for Philosophers by James Garson. An introduction to modal logic geared to-wards Philosophy Size: KB.

Modal Logic for Open Minds的话题 (全部 条) 什么是话题 无论是一部作品、一个人,还是一件事,都往往可以衍生出许多不同的话题。. Propositional logics and modal logics are quite different, and thus I could really use more info on what exactly you're looking for.

I would also suggest taking an actual course in logic before attempting to teach yourself anything, especially modal logic. The Logic Book is my favourite intro to logic textbook. It covers all of first-order classical logic in a thorough yet easy way. Basic language and semantics Syntax of modal propositional logic A logical formalism starts with a language, a system of patterns behind some practice of communication and reasoning.

These patterns are for- 14 / Modal Logic for Open Minds File Size: KB. I've tried using Modal Logic for Open Minds, but it was too technical. – user Aug 6 '14 at @user Hughes and Cresswell I hear is pretty accessible. Van Benthem has an earlier book on modal logic that's a little more accessible.

Dynamic logic is an extension of modal logic originally intended for reasoning about computer programs and later applied to more general complex behaviors arising in linguistics, The dynamic logic assertion [: For a comprehensive treatment of dynamic logic see the book by David Harel et al.

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Search in this book series. Handbook of Modal Logic. Edited by Patrick Blackburn, Johan Van Benthem, Frank Wolter. Volume 3, Pages () Download. The Open Logic Project is a collection of teaching materials on mathematical logic aimed at a non-mathematical audience, intended for use in advanced logic courses as taught in many philosophy departments.

It is open-source: you can download the LaTeX code. It is open: you’re free to change it whichever way you like, and share your changes. Discussion. Traditional logic is based on extension, in that the truth of the logic is found within the supporting logic is based on intention, in that truth is where you find it, and that the reality of many situations is that it is impossible to determine exact truth.

Thus: A sentence is possible if it might be true (or might be false). Lloyd Humberstone’s recently published Philosophical Applications of Modal Logic presents a number of new ideas in modal logic as well explication and critique of recent work of many others.

We extend some of these ideas and answer some questions that are left open in the book. Modal logic is the logic of necessity and possibility, and by extension of analogously paired notions like validity and consistency, obligation and permission, the known and the not-ruled-out.

This a first course in the area. A solid background in first-order logic is essential. Topics to be covered include (some or all of) the main systems of propositional modal logic, Kripkean.

Purchase Handbook of Modal Logic, Volume 3 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNFormat: Ebook. The proof of this result is available on pg.

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Modal logic is the logic of necessity and possibility, and by extension of analogously paired notions like validity and consistency, obligation and permission, the known and the not-ruled-out.

This a first course in the area. A solid background in first-order logic is essential. In Modal Logic for Open Minds, Johan van Benthem (b) remarks on the step from modal propositional logic to modal predicate logic: “it is important to perform this extension also from a practical point of view.

Knowing objects like persons, ⇤ Published in Trends in Logic, Outstanding Contributions: Johan van Benthem on Logic and. This is an advanced textbook on modal logic, a field which caught the attention of computer scientists in the late s.

Researchers in areas ranging from economics to computational linguistics have since realised its worth. The book is for novices and for more experienced readers, with two distinct tracks clearly signposted at the start of each chapter.which are needed are proved in this book.

Knowledge of basic logic—propositional logic, predicate logic—as well as basic mathematics will of course be very helpful.

The book treats modal logic as a theory, with several subtheories, such as complete-ness theory, correspondence theory, duality theory and transfer theory. Thus, the.