A Carnapian Approach to Counterexamples to Modus Ponens


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This paper attempts to motivate the view that instead of rejecting modus ponens as invalid in certain situations, one could preserve its validity by associating such situations with non-normal interpretations of logical connectives.
Keywords categoricity of logic  inferentialism  non-normal interpretations
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