The logic of questions as a theory of erotetic arguments

Synthese 109 (1):1 - 25 (1996)
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This paper argues for the idea that the logic of questions should focus its attention on the analysis of arguments in which questions play the role of conclusions. The relevant concepts of validity are discussed and the concept of the logic of questions of a semantically interpreted formalized language is introduced.



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Andrzej Wiśniewski
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