[FOM] Possible Worlds -- missing reference
Allen Patterson Hazen
allenph at unimelb.edu.au
Fri Dec 22 21:49:04 EST 2006
Addendum to my previous post...
The reference I couldn't remember, advocating the application of
Hintikka's "surface semantics" to the problem of epistemic possibility:
Veikko Rantala, "Urn models: a new kind of non-standard model for
first-order logic," Journal of Philosophical Logic, vol. 4 (1975), pp.
(This paper developes ideas of Hintikka's about ordinary,
non-epistemic, logic: I think-- if my bibliographical memory isn't failing
me-- the best introduction to Hintikka's idea may be his
chapter in "Truth, Syntax and Modality," ed. H. Leblanc
(North-Holland, ca. 1973). The connection with epistemic logic is made in
the companion paper immediately following it.)
Jaakko Hintikka, "Impossible possible worlds vindicated, Journal of
Philosophical Logic, vol. 4 (1975), pp. 475-484.
University of Melbourne
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