Philosophical logic refers to those areas of "philosophy in which recognized methods of "logic have "traditionally been used to solve or advance the discussion of philosophical problems. Among these, "Sybil Wolfram highlights the study of "argument, "meaning, and "truth, while "Colin McGinn presents "identity, "existence, predication, "necessity and "truth as the main topics of his book on the subject.
Philosophical logic also addresses extensions and alternatives to "traditional, "classical" logic known as ""non-classical" logics. These receive more attention in texts such as "John P. Burgess's Philosophical Logic, the Blackwell Companion to Philosophical Logic, or the multi-volume Handbook of Philosophical Logic edited by "Dov M. Gabbay and "Franz Guenthner.
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