Abstract logic of oppositions

Fabien Schang

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/LLP.2012.019

Abstract


A general theory of logical oppositions is proposed by abstracting these from the Aristotelian background of quantified sentences. Opposition is a relation that goes beyond incompatibility (not being true together), and a question-answer semantics is devised to investigate the features of oppositions and opposites within a functional calculus. Finally, several theoretical problems about its applicability are considered.

Keywords


INRC Group; negation; opposite; opposition; proto-negation

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