A History of The Consequence Relations

Conrad Asmus*, Greg Restall

*Corresponding author for this work

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Consequence is a, if not. the, core subject matter of logic. Aristotle's study of the syllxogism instigated the task of categorising arguments into the logically good and the logically bad; the task remains an essential element of the study of logic. In a logically good argument, the conclusion follows validly from the premises; thus, the study of consequence and the study of validity are the same.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of the History of Logic
PublisherElsevier Science B.V.
Number of pages51
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Publication series

NameHandbook of the History of Logic
ISSN (Print)1874-5857


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