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Single Idea 15405

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / A. Overview of Logic / 6. Classical Logic]

Full Idea

There are topics of great philosophical interest that classical logic neglects because they are not important to mathematics. …These include distinctions of past, present and future, or of necessary, actual and possible.

Gist of Idea

Classical logic neglects the non-mathematical, such as temporality or modality


John P. Burgess (Philosophical Logic [2009], 1.1)

Book Reference

Burgess,John P.: 'Philosophical Logic' [Princeton 2009], p.1