Anti-exceptionalism about logic

@article{Hjortland2019AntiexceptionalismAL,
  title={Anti-exceptionalism about logic},
  author={Ole Thomassen Hjortland},
  journal={Philosophical Studies},
  year={2019},
  volume={174},
  pages={631-658}
}
  • O. Hjortland
  • Published 1 March 2017
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophical Studies
Logic isn’t special. Its theories are continuous with science; its method continuous with scientific method. Logic isn’t a priori, nor are its truths analytic truths. Logical theories are revisable, and if they are revised, they are revised on the same grounds as scientific theories. These are the tenets of anti-exceptionalism about logic. The position is most famously defended by Quine, but has more recent advocates in Maddy (Proc Address Am Philos Assoc 76:61–90, 2002), Priest (Doubt truth to… 

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