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[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / B. Logical Consequence / 2. Types of Consequence]

Full Idea

We are pluralists about logical consequence because we take there to be a number of different consequence relations, each reflecting different precisifications of the pre-theoretic notion of deductive logical consequence.

Gist of Idea

There are several different consequence relations


JC Beall / G Restall (Logical Pluralism [2006], 8)

Book Reference

Beall,J/Restall,G: 'Logical Pluralism' [OUP 2006], p.88

A Reaction

I don't see how you avoid the slippery slope that leads to daft logical rules like Prior's 'tonk' (from which you can infer anything you like). I say that nature imposes logical conquence on us - but don't ask me to prove it.