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[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / E. Structures of Logic / 2. Logical Connectives / a. Logical connectives]

Full Idea

The view presented here presupposes that each logical concept is associated with some fixed and well defined collection of rules of inference which characterize its basic logical nature.

Gist of Idea

The nature of each logical concept is given by a collection of inference rules


Fabrice Correia (On the Reduction of Necessity to Essence [2012], 4)

Book Reference

-: 'Philosophy and Phenomenological Research' [-], p.646

A Reaction

[He gives Fine's 'Senses of Essences' 57-8 as a source] He seems to have in mind natural deduction, where the rules are for the introduction and elimination of the concepts.