Acta Analytica 28 (1):49-69 (2013)

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Michael De
Utrecht University
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An extension of intuitionism to empirical discourse, a project most seriously taken up by Dummett and Tennant, requires an empirical negation whose strength lies somewhere between classical negation (‘It is unwarranted that. . . ’) and intuitionistic negation (‘It is refutable that. . . ’). I put forward one plausible candidate that compares favorably to some others that have been propounded in the literature. A tableau calculus is presented and shown to be strongly complete
Keywords Intuitionistic negation  Empirical negation  Strong negation  Verificationism  Dummett
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The Logical Basis of Metaphysics.Michael Dummett - 1991 - Harvard University Press.
The Seas of Language.Michael Dummett - 1993 - Oxford University Press.
Elements of Intuitionism.Michael Dummett - 1977 - Oxford University Press.
The Taming of the True.Neil Tennant - 1997 - Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.

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There is More to Negation Than Modality.Michael De & Hitoshi Omori - 2018 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 47 (2):281-299.
Improving Strong Negation.Satoru Niki - forthcoming - Review of Symbolic Logic:1-27.

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