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Logic Colloquium: Ed Mares

Friday, November 3, 2017
2:00pm – 3:30pm

Storrs Campus
LH 108

Come see a logic talk from Ed Mares (Philosophy, Victoria University of Wellington).

Title: Theories of Entailment

Abstract: One traditional role of a logic of a logic of entailment is as a set of closure principles for theories. Looking at logics in this way, and as theories themselves, can be very interesting. A logic determines a closure operator (in Tarski's sense) on sets of formulas. The theories generated by a closure operator themselves (sometimes) determine closure operators. Looking at the space of theories generated by a "master theory", and the interaction of the closure operators that they determine, I motivate a variety of different logical systems.

http://logic.uconn.edu/

Contact:

David Ripley; http://logic.uconn.edu/contact/

UConn Logic Group Colloquium (primary), CLAS Academic Services Center, Philosophy Department, UConn Master Calendar

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