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Single Idea 18792

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / I. Semantics of Logic / 1. Semantics of Logic]

Full Idea

Situation semantics for logics consider not what is true in worlds, but what information is contained in situations.

Gist of Idea

Situation semantics for logics: not possible worlds, but information in situations


Edwin D. Mares (Negation [2014], 6.2)

Book Reference

'Bloomsbury Companion to Philosophical Logic', ed/tr. Horsten,L/Pettigrew,R [Bloomsbury 2014], p.206

A Reaction

Since many theoretical physicists seem to think that 'information' might be the most basic concept of a natural ontology, this proposal is obviously rather appealing. Barwise and Perry are the authors of the theory.

Related Idea

Idea 18791 In 'situation semantics' our main concepts are abstracted from situations [Mares]