PSA 1972 pp 285-303 | Cite as

On the Usefulness of Modal Logic in Axiomatizations of Physics

  • Aldo Bressan
Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 20)


Natural sciences such as geology, geography, and astronomy are mainly interested in describing features of the real world. Other sciences such as physics and chemistry deal with certain classes of possible phenomena, no matter whether they really taken place or not. The former sciences are based on the latter, so that all are interested in possible phenomena or worlds.


Modal Logic Classical Mechanic Mass Point Inertial Frame Event Point 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aldo Bressan
    • 1
  1. 1.Università di PadovaItaly

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