Is logic in the mind or in the world?

Synthese 181 (2):353 - 365 (2011)
Abstract
The paper presents an outline of a unified answer to five questions concerning logic: (1) Is logic in the mind or in the world? (2) Does logic need a foundation? What is the main obstacle to a foundation for logic? Can it be overcome? (3) How does logic work? What does logical form represent? Are logical constants referential? (4) Is there a criterion of logicality? (5) What is the relation between logic and mathematics?
Keywords Logic  Mind  World  Foundation  Logical constants  Criterion of logicality  Mathematics
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