Off-Topic: A New Interpretation of Weak-Kleene Logic

  • Jc Beall University of Connecticut and University of Tasmania

Abstract

This paper offers a new and very simple alternative to Bochvar's well known nonsense -- or meaninglessness -- interpretation of Weak Kleene logic. To help orient discussion I begin by reviewing the familiar Strong Kleene logic and its standard interpretation; I then review Weak Kleene logic and the standard (viz., Bochvar) interpretation. While I note a common worry about the Bochvar interpretation my aim is only to give an alternative -- and I think very elegant -- interpretation, not necessarily a replacement.
Published
2016-11-28
How to Cite
BEALL, Jc. Off-Topic: A New Interpretation of Weak-Kleene Logic. The Australasian Journal of Logic, [S.l.], v. 13, n. 6, nov. 2016. ISSN 1448-5052. Available at: <https://ojs.victoria.ac.nz/ajl/article/view/3976>. Date accessed: 18 july 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.26686/ajl.v13i6.3976.