A formalization of kant’s transcendental logic

Review of Symbolic Logic 4 (2):254-289 (2011)
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Abstract

Although Kant (1998) envisaged a prominent role for logic in the argumentative structure of his Critique of Pure Reason, logicians and philosophers have generally judged Kantgeneralformaltranscendental logics is a logic in the strict formal sense, albeit with a semantics and a definition of validity that are vastly more complex than that of first-order logic. The main technical application of the formalism developed here is a formal proof that Kants logic is after all a distinguished subsystem of first-order logic, namely what is known as geometric logic

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Michiel Van Lambalgen
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