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Andrea Iacona
Università di Torino
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So far, T×W frames have been employed to provide a semantics for a language of tense logic that includes a modal operator that expresses historical necessity. The operator is defined in terms of quantification over possible courses of events that satisfy a certain constraint, namely, that of being alike up to a given point. However, a modal operator can as well be defined without placing that constraint. This paper outlines a T×W logic where an operator of the latter kind is used to express the epistemic property of definiteness. Section 1 provides the theoretical background. Sections 2 and 3 set out the semantics. Sections 4 and 5 show, drawing on established results, that there is a sound and complete axiomatization of the logic outlined.
Keywords time  worlds  epistemic modality
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DOI 10.1515/9783110348927.195
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Knowledge and Its Limits.Timothy Williamson - 2000 - Philosophy 76 (297):460-464.
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