Principal Type-Schemes and Condensed Detachment

  title={Principal Type-Schemes and Condensed Detachment},
  author={J. Roger Hindley and David Meredith},
  journal={J. Symb. Log.},
and introduction. The condensed detachment rule, or rule D, was first proposed by Carew Meredith in the 1950's for propositional logic based on implication. It is a combination of modus ponens with a "minimal" amount of substitution. We shall give a precise detailed statement of rule D. (Some attempts in the published literature to do this have been inaccurate.) The D-completeness question for a given set of logical axioms is whether every formula deducible from the axioms by modus ponens and… CONTINUE READING
21 Citations
4 References
Similar Papers


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-4 of 4 references

Author's review [and correction

  • Princeton, W NewJersey.M.
  • 1986

Recherches sur la theorie de la demonstration, thesis, University of Paris, Paris; English translation in his Logical writings (W

  • J. Amsterdam
  • 1930

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…