Some Games Logic Plays

  • Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen
Part of the Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science book series (LEUS, volume 2)


This paper studies the across-the-board character of game-theoretic semantics (GTS) in coping with various logics, most notably the family of IF (‘independence-friendly’) logics of Hintikka. I will show how both GTS and IF logics may be pushed into new directions by seizing the notion of a semantic game by means of the theory of games. I will conclude with some ensuing issues bordering on the interplay between C.S. Peirce’s pragmaticism and the science of pragmatics.


Modal Logic Winning Strategy Game Rule Extensive Game Perfect Recall 
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  • Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen
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  1. 1.University of HelsinkiHelsinki

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