Anti-Exceptionalism About Logic

September 20, 2019 - September 21, 2019
CUNY Graduate Center

365 5th Avenue
New York 5154
United States

Sponsor(s):

  • Saul Kripke Center
  • Research Council of Norway
  • University of Bergen

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University of Connecticut
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
CUNY Graduate Center
University of Bergen
CUNY Graduate Center
CUNY Graduate Center
University of Connecticut
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
University of Connecticut
Ohio State University
University of Bergen

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University of Bergen
CUNY Graduate Center
University of Bergen

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Logic has frequently played an exceptional role in philosophical projects. The laws of logic have been considered self-evident, obvious or a priori, and therefore epistemologically foundational. As a result, logic has been set apart from the other sciences.

According to anti-exceptionalism, however, the priviliged epistemological status of logical laws has been exaggerated. Instead, both logical theories and theory-choice in logic are continuous with the theories and methods of other sciences. But what does that tell us about theory-choice in logic, and does it help us adjudicate in the many disputes between rival logical theories?

We are very grateful for funding from the Saul Kripke Center, the Research Council of Norway, and the University of Bergen.

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