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[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / E. Structures of Logic / 1. Logical Form]

Full Idea

The point of regimentation is to give a perspicuous representation of the semantic structure of an expression, making it easier to evaluate the validity of arguments and to interpret complex statements.

Gist of Idea

We regiment to get semantic structure, for evaluating arguments, and understanding complexities


Robert C. Stalnaker (Mere Possibilities [2012], 4.2)

Book Reference

Stalnaker,Robert C.: 'Mere Possibilities' [Princeton 2012], p.98

A Reaction

This is an authoritative summary from an expert of why all philosophers must take an interest in logical form.