The Notion of Refutation in Contemporary Logic (in Polish)

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Karolina Rożko


The main aim of this article is to show how the notion of refutation has been changing in logic for the last few years. The idea of refutation was known to Aristotle, but the formal concept was introduced by Jan Łukasiewicz. Afterwards this notion was investigated by the Polish group of logicians headed by Jerzy Słupecki. Several interesting articles about refutation have appeared in the last years. In this article, I present in outline the history of the notion of refutation and I discuss  recent applications of refutation systems both in the theoretical and practical approach.
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Karolina Rożko, University of Zielona Góra

Karolina Rożko, MA
University of Zielona Góra
Institut of Philosophy
al. Wojska Polskiego 71A,
65-762 Zielona Góra


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ROŻKO, K. The Notion of Refutation in Contemporary Logic (in Polish). Diametros, n. 41, p. 115-126, 12 set. 2014.