Negative facts and constructible falsity Online publication date: Wed, 24-Jun-2009
by Seiki Akama
International Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems (IJRIS), Vol. 1, No. 1/2, 2009
Abstract: We formalise the notion of negative facts due to Russell in terms of the logic of constructible falsity. We generalise Fraassen's theory of facts so that we can deal with a positive fact as a true proposition and a negative fact as a false proposition in a constructive manner. We provide some adequacy results for the revised van Fraassen semantics with respect to several versions of Kripke semantics for constructible falsity.
Online publication date: Wed, 24-Jun-2009
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