What is the normative role of logic?

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The paper tries to spell out a connection between deductive logic and rationality, against Harman's arguments that there is no such connection, and also against the thought that any such connection would preclude rational change in logic. One might not need to connect logic to rationality if one could view logic as the science of what preserves truth by a certain kind of necessity (or by necessity plus logical form); but the paper points out a serious obstacle to any such view.
Keywords Deductive logic  Rationality
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DOI 10.1111/j.1467-8349.2009.00181.x
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