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[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / B. Logical Consequence / 4. Semantic Consequence |=]

Full Idea

Two different views of logical consequence are necessary truth-preservation (based on modelling possible worlds; favoured by Realists), or truth-preservation based on the meanings of the logical vocabulary (differing in various models; for Anti-Realists).

Gist of Idea

Logical consequence is either necessary truth preservation, or preservation based on interpretation


JC Beall / G Restall (Logical Consequence [2005], 2)

Book Reference

'Stanford Online Encyclopaedia of Philosophy', ed/tr. Stanford University [], p.7

A Reaction

Thus Dummett prefers the second view, because the law of excluded middle is optional. My instincts are with the first one.