A Dialogical, Multi-Agent Account of the Normativity of Logic

@inproceedings{Novaes2015ADM,
  title={A Dialogical, Multi-Agent Account of the Normativity of Logic},
  author={Catarina Dutilh Novaes},
  year={2015}
}
The paper argues that much of the difficulty with making progress on the issue of the normativity of logic for thought, as discussed in the literature, stems from a misapprehension of what logic is normative for. The claim is that, rather than mono-agent mental processes, (deductive) logic in fact comprises norms for quite specific situations of multi-agent dialogical interactions, in particular special forms of debates. This reconceptualization is inspired by historical developments in logic… CONTINUE READING
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