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William of Sherwood on Necessity and Contingency

This afternoon I gave a talk on “William of Sherwood on Necessity and Contingency” at Advances in Modal Logic 2020. The slides are available here.

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Medieval modal logic: some short readings

I’m deep in the throws of the early research stages of a new paper, which means I need an outlet for collecting information and sorting out thoughts…i.e., I need to write blog posts! This will be the first of perhaps … Continue reading

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Four grades of necessity in Buridan

I’m currently reading through Paloma Pérez-Ilzarbe and María Cerezo’s History of Logic and Semantics: Studies on the Aristotelian and Terminist Traditions, a collection of papers in honor of Angel d’Ors, and learning all sorts of interesting things. In Calvin Normore’s … Continue reading

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Modality Three Ways

I’m currently at Advances in Modal Logic, in Budapest, one of my favorite conferences; I’ve been a regular attendee since 2004 (only missed the one in Australia!) and have given historically-oriented papers every time, usually to great interest. In fact, … Continue reading

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