Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Axiom: principle or rule for linking elements of a theory that is not proven within the theory. It is assumed that axioms are true and evident. Adding or eliminating axioms turns a system into another system. Accordingly, more or less statements can be constructed or derived in the new system. > System.
 
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Cresswell, M.J.
 
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Axioms HC I 120
Axiomatization / propositional calculus / Hughes / Cresswell: done in other way than with the p.c. Instead of axioms we use axiom schemes and parallel theorem schemes, i.e. general principles which determine that any wff of a certain shape is a theorem.

Cr I
M. J. Cresswell
Semantical Essays (Possible worlds and their rivals) Dordrecht Boston 1988

Cr II
M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-26