A New Semantics for Systems of Logic of Essence

Studia Logica 102 (3):411-440 (2014)
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The purpose of the present paper is to provide a way of understanding systems of logic of essence by introducing a new semantic framework for them. Three central results are achieved: first, the now standard Fitting semantics for the propositional logic of evidence is adapted in order to provide a new, simplified semantics for the propositional logic of essence; secondly, we show how it is possible to construe the concept of necessary truth explicitly by using the concept of essential truth; finally, Fitting semantics is adapted in order to present a simplified semantics for the quantified logic of essence.
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