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Logical Fragments in Ibn Khaldūn’s Muqaddimah

  • Hans P. van Ditmarsch
Part of the Logic, Epistemology, and The Unity of Science book series (LEUS, volume 11)

Abstract

In this short contribution we briefly present life and times of Ibn Khaldūn, his magistral accomplishment in the Muqaddimah, and present Muqaddimah fragments related to logic and epistemology from the perspective of modern modal logic.

Keywords

Actual World Belief Revision Kripke Model Epistemic Logic Infinite Regress 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans P. van Ditmarsch
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of OtagoDunedinNew Zealand
  2. 2.IRITToulouseFrance

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