Nikolai A. Vasiliev, His Life and Imaginary Logic Legacy

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The paper deals with intellectual legacy of Kazan University professor N.A. Vasiliev (June 29, 1880–December 31, 1940), the forerunner of modern non-classical logic. A thinker with a wide range of interests, he worked in poetry, philosophy, ethics, psychology, and history. N.A. Vasiliev’s path to imaginary logic is presented, along with the revival of his ideas in the early 1960s and their contemporary development.


Imaginary logic Non-classical logic Paraconsistent logic Metalogic 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Philosophy ChairpersonUlyanovsk State UniversityUlyanovskRussia

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