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The Logic of Time
A Model-Theoretic Investigation into the Varieties of Temporal Ontology and Temporal Discourse
by Johan van Benthem

RRP €208.65

The Logic of Time
A Model-Theoretic Investigation into the Varieties of Temporal Ontology and Temporal Discourse
by Author Name Johan van Benthem

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List Price:208.65
Format: Hardback, 235 x 155 x 19mm, 312pp
Publication date: 15 Mar 1991
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
ISBN-13: 9780792310815

Reviews

From reviews of the first edition: 'Overall this is an admirable work. I believe it will change and enrich the field.' Steven Kuhn, Journal of Symbolic Logic, 52 (3) (1987) '...the book...will be most useful to anyone, newcomer or expert, with an interest in the logic of time.' John Burgess, Journal of Philosophical Logic, 13 (3) (1984)

Contents

I / Temporal Ontology.- I.1. / Primitive Notions.- I.2. / Points.- I.3. / Periods.- I.4. / Points and Periods.- I.5. / Events.- II / Temporal Discourse.- II.1. / Choice of Languages.- II.2. / Instant Tense Logic.- II.3. / Extended Tense Logic.- II.4. / Point Talk and Period Talk.- Appendix A / On Space.- Notes.- List of Important Principles.- Index of Names.- Index of Subjects.- Appendix "Sept Ans Apres".- Additional References.

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