The New Logic of William van Orman Quine and Its Significance for the Development of Logic in Brazil

Julio Michael Stern



Review of the book: Willard Van Orman Quine, The Significance of the New Logic, edited and translated by Walter Carnielli, Frederique Janssen-Lauret and William Pickering, Cambridge Univ. Press, 2018, 224 pages, Online ISBN: 9781316831809. DOI: <a href=""></a>


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Financed by MNiSW on the basis of agreement no. 706/P-DUN/2018 (dated 10/05/18). Project 1: “Preparation of articles in English for eight editions of the journal Logic and Logical Philosophy over the period 2018–19; Vol. 27, No. 1–4 (2018), Vol. 28, No. 1–4 (2019)”; amount from the DUN grant: 64800 zł. Project 4: “Digitalisation of eight editions of the journal Logic and Logical Philosophy over the period 2018-19; Vol. 27, No. 1–4 (2018), Vol. 28, No. 1–4 (2019)”; amount from the DUN grant: 18600 zł.

ISSN: 1425-3305 (print version)
ISSN: 2300-9802 (electronic version)

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