Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Proof Theory: mathematics, logic is about the existence or nonexistence of finite strings of symbols allowing to derive a statement. Therefore, proof theory is a part of the syntax, as opposed to the model theory, which belongs to the semantics. See also model theory, syntax, semantics.
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Proof Theory Hoyningen-Huene II 257ff
Proof Theory / Hoyningen-Huene: here the abstraction trend is driven even further than with the model theory - to define the metalogical terms we abstract from the meaning of the connectives - The procedure is purely syntactic - a calculus is nothing more than a system of production rules for printing images. > Uninterpreted formal system - the calculi differ in their use of the operators.
Logic Texts
Me I Albert Menne Folgerichtig Denken Darmstadt 1988
HH II Hoyningen-Huene Formale Logik, Stuttgart 1998
Re III Stephen Read Philosophie der Logik Hamburg 1997
Sal IV Wesley C. Salmon Logik Stuttgart 1983
Sai V R.M.Sainsbury Paradoxien Stuttgart 2001

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-26