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The LogicS of Prior

Past, Present, and Future

Date: September 6, 2019

Place: Roskilde University, Building 46

Chair: Patrick Blackburn (patrick.rowan.blackburn@gmail.com)

Arthur Prior (1914-1969) is best known nowadays  as the inventor of tense logic. But he was very much a logician in the most general sense of the word, and a philosophical logician at that, and his work covered more than tense logic. In particular, he played a role in the development of such fields as deontic logic, multi-valued logic, branching time logic,  first-order modal logic, and hybrid logic. Moreover, his work drew on ancient and medieval sources to an extent that


 
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