Necessity, a Leibnizian Thesis, and a Dialogical Semantics

South American Journal of Logic 3 (1):1-23 (2017)
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Abstract

In this paper, an interpretation of "necessity", inspired by a Leibnizian idea and based on the method of dialogical logic, is introduced. The semantic rules corresponding to such an account of necessity are developed, and then some peculiarities, and some potential advantages, of the introduced dialogical explanation, in comparison with the customary explanation offered by the possible worlds semantics, are briefly discussed.

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Mohammad Shafiei
Shahid Beheshti University

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