Propositional logic extended with a pedagogically useful relevant implication

Diderik Batens

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/LLP.2013.024

Abstract


First and foremost, this paper concerns the combination of classical propositional logic with a relevant implication. The proposed combination is simple and transparent from a proof theoretic point of view and at the same time extremely useful for relating formal logic to natural language sentences. A specific system will be presented and studied, also from a semantic point of view.
The last sections of the paper contain more general considerations on combining classical propositional logic with a relevant logic that has all classical theorems as theorems.

Keywords


relevant implication; classical logic

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