|Abstract||The LOGICAL FORM of a sentence (or utterance) is a formal representation of its logical structure; that is, of the structure which is relevant to specifying its logical role and properties. There are a number of (interrelated) reasons for giving a rendering of a sentence's logical form. Among them is to obtain proper inferences (which otherwise would not follow; cf. Russell's theory of descriptions), to give the proper form for the determination of truth-conditions (e.g. Tarski's method of truth and satisfaction as applied to quantification), to show those aspects of a sentence's meaning which follow from the logical role of certain terms (and not from the lexical meaning of words; cf. the truth-functional account of conjunction), and to formalize or regiment the language in order to show that it is has certain metalogical properties (e.g. that it is free of paradox, or that there is a sound proof procedure).|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Only published papers are available at libraries|
Similar books and articles
Christopher Menzel (1998). Logical Form. In Edward Craig (ed.), Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Routledge.
Mario Gómez-torrente (1998). Logical Truth and Tarskian Logical Truth. Synthese 117 (3):375-408.
Agustín Rayo & Timothy Williamson (2003). A Completeness Theorem for Unrestricted First-Order Languages. In Jc Beall (ed.), Liars and Heaps. Oxford University Press.
John MacFarlane, Logical Constants. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Dunja Jutronić-Tihomirović (1989). Davidson on Convention. Grazer Philosophische Studien 36:121-132.
Ernesto Perini-Santos (2008). John Buridan on the Bearer of Logical Relations. Logica Universalis 2 (1):59-70.
Josep Macià (2000). On the Interpretation of Formal Languages and the Analysis of Logical Properties. Theoria 15 (2):235-258.
Damjan Bojadžiev (1989). Davidson's Semantics and Computational Understanding of Language. Grazer Philosophische Studien 36:133-139.
Luisa Martí (2006). Unarticulated Constituents Revisited. Linguistics and Philosophy 29 (2):135 - 166.
Charlie Kurth (2011). Logic for Morals, Morals From Logic. Philosophical Studies 155 (2):161-180.
Ernest Lepore & Kirk Ludwig (2002). What is Logical Form? In Gerhard Preyer & Georg Peter (eds.), Logical Form and Language. Clarendon Press.
Added to index2010-12-22
Total downloads49 ( #25,744 of 722,708 )
Recent downloads (6 months)5 ( #17,032 of 722,708 )
How can I increase my downloads?