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Philosophical Logic and Logical Philosophy

Essays in Honour of Vladimir A. Smirnov

  • Peter I. Bystrov
  • Vadim N. Sadovsky

Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 257)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Epistemology and Philosophy of Science

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Veikko Rantala
      Pages 3-15
    3. Vyacheslav Stiopin
      Pages 17-31
  3. Modern Logic and Methodology of Science

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. Patrick Suppes, Shuzo Takahashi
      Pages 51-61
    3. Johan van Benthem
      Pages 63-82
    4. Ryszard Wójcicki
      Pages 83-89
    5. N. C. A. da Costa, F. A. Doria
      Pages 91-118
  4. Logical Semantics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Jaakko Hintikka
      Pages 121-137
    3. Imre Ruzsa
      Pages 139-150
    4. Julius M. Moravcsik
      Pages 151-164
  5. Non-Classical Logics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Ilkka Niiniluoto
      Pages 167-179
    3. M. N. Bezhanishvili
      Pages 181-201
    4. Irina Gerasimova
      Pages 203-212
    5. A. S. Karpenko
      Pages 213-219
  6. Analysis of Logical Proofs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 221-221

About this book


Vladimir Aleksandrovich Smirnov was born on March 2, 1931. He graduated from Moscow State University in 1954. From 1957 till 1961 he was a lecturer in philosophy and logic at the Tomsk University. Since 1961 his scientific activity continued in Moscow at the Institute of Philosophy of Academy of Sciences of the USSR. From 1970 and till the last days of his life V. A. Smirnov was lecturer and then Professor at the Chair of Logic at Moscow State University. V. A. Smirnov played an important role at the Institute of Philosophy of Russian Academy of Sciences being the Head of Department of Epistemology, Logic and Philosophy of Science and Technology, and the Head of Section of Logic. Last years he was the leader of the Centre of Logical Investigations of Russsian Academy of Sciences. In 1990-91 he founded a new non-goverment Institute of Logic, Cognitive Sciences and Development of Personality for performing research, teaching, editorial and organization activity in the field of humanities. At the Department of Philosophy of Moscow State University and at the Institute of Philosophy V. A. Smirnov and his close colleagues have founded a Russian logical school which brought up many talented researchers who work at several scientific centres in various countries.


Philosophy of Science epistemology logic predicate logic proposition reason science semantics

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter I. Bystrov
    • 1
  • Vadim N. Sadovsky
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of PhilosophyRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Institute for Systems AnalysisRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Philosophical Logic and Logical Philosophy
  • Book Subtitle Essays in Honour of Vladimir A. Smirnov
  • Editors P.I. Bystrov
    V. Sadovsky
  • Series Title Synthese Library
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1996
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-7923-4270-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-90-481-4762-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-015-8678-8
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 278
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Logic
    Philosophy of Science
    Philosophy of Language
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