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Single Idea 15427

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

Full Idea

The Cut rule (from A|-B and B|-C, infer A|-C) directly expresses the classical doctrine that entailment is transitive.

Gist of Idea

The Cut Rule expresses the classical idea that entailment is transitive


John P. Burgess (Philosophical Logic [2009], 5.3)

Book Reference

Burgess,John P.: 'Philosophical Logic' [Princeton 2009], p.106