A proof-theoretic study of the correspondence of classical logic and modal logic

Journal of Symbolic Logic 68 (4):1403-1414 (2003)
It is well known that the modal logic S5 can be embedded in the classical predicate logic by interpreting the modal operator in terms of a quantifier. Wajsberg [10] proved this fact in a syntactic way. Mints [7] extended this result to the quantified version of S5; using a purely proof-theoretic method he showed that the quantified S5 corresponds to the classical predicate logic with one-sorted variable. In this paper we extend Mints' result to the basic modal logic S4; we investigate the correspondence between the quantified versions of S4 (with and without the Barcan formula) and the classical predicate logic (with one-sorted variable). We present a purely proof-theoretic proof-transformation method, reducing an LK-proof of an interpreted formula to a modal proof
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DOI 10.2178/jsl/1067620195
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Sara Negri (2005). Proof Analysis in Modal Logic. Journal of Philosophical Logic 34 (5/6):507 - 544.
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