Semantics and Logic

  • M. J. Cresswell
Part of the Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy book series (SLAP, volume 36)


In this chapter I want to consider the question of whether semantics should be based on logic. I shall accept a view of semantics which is truth-conditional and model-theoretic and I shall then go on to consider a rather narrower view of what constitutes a logically based semantics.


Natural Language Logical Consequence Propositional Calculus Propositional Variable Valid Inference 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. Cresswell
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  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyVictoria University of WellingtonNew Zealand

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