Handbook of Philosophical Logic, Volume 8

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Dov M. Gabbay, Franz Guenthner
Springer Science & Business Media, Aug 31, 2002 - Philosophy - 354 pages
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Contents

THE LOGIC OF QUESTIONS
1
SEQUENT SYSTEMS FOR MODAL LOGICS
61
DEONTIC LOGIC
147
DEONTIC LOGIC AND CONTRARYTODUTIES
265
INDEX
345
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Gabbay is with King's College.

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