Logical nihilism: Could there be no logic?

Philosophical Issues 28 (1):308-324 (2018)

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Gillian Russell
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
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Logical monists and pluralists disagree about how many correct logics there are; the monists say there is just one, the pluralists that there are more. Could it turn out that both are wrong, and that there is no logic at all?
Keywords logical pluralism  logical nihilism  weak logics  entailment  logical consequence
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DOI 10.1111/phis.12127
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