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A particularly illuminating view of temporal logic is obtained by approaching it as a special case of a generic logic of positions. The purpose of this chapter is to present a very versatile family of logical systems of positional or topological logic. These systems are to have a very general nature, capable of reflecting the characteristics of a wide range of logical systems, including not only temporal logic, but also what may be called a locative or place logic, and even a logic of “possible worlds”.
KeywordsTemporal Logic Propositional Logic Logical System Coordinate Scheme Axiom Schema
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