On the Interpretation of Attitude Logics

  • Tuomo Aho
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 236)


Surely we may say that the logic of propositional attitudes has established its position. It has been systematically studied for more than thirty years now (and of course it had already medieval ancestors). It has been equipped with highly sophisticated formal techniques. And it is no longer simply logic of knowledge and belief, but also other attitudes have been discussed in the same framework — at least perception, memory and imagination, as well as different varieties of doxastic commitment. Moreover, attitude logic, which was first somewhat controversial, has become a respectable tool in philosophical practice, so that it is freely used for various applications.


Modal Logic Propositional Attitude Correspondence Theory Psychological Realism Philosophical Practice 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tuomo Aho
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  1. 1.University of HelsinkiUSA

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