CFP: Synthese Special Issue on Entailment

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CFP: Synthese Special Issue on Entailment

Essays dedicated to the memory of Carolina Blasio

We are pleased to announce a Call for Papers for a Synthese special issue:

Varieties of Entailment
Essays dedicated to the memory of Carolina Blasio

Guest Editors
Heinrich Wansing (Ruhr-University Bochum) and Marco Ruffino (University of Campinas)

Special Issue Description
On August 26, 2017, our colleague Carolina Blasio da Silva died in a fatal car accident in Campinas, Brazil, only one day after successfully defending her PhD thesis Sobre Noções de Consequência Generalizadas e Lógicas Plurivalentes (On generalized notions of consequence and plurivalent logics) at UNICAMP (Brazil). She was a young and promising researcher, besides being the administrator of the Brazilian discussion group on Logic, an active member of the Brazilian LaTeX community, and a diligent feminist campaigner. This special issue is dedicated to her memory, and is concerned with topics in logic and philosophy of logic related to her fields of interest. These topics include:
  • Generalized logical frameworks and logical pluralism / logical plurality
  • The notion of a logical theory, the notion of theory in Logic
  • Classes of consequence relations generalizing or revising the Tarskian approach to consequence
  • Generalized notions of compositionality, analyticity, and truth-functionality
  • Comparisons between abstract, truth-theoretic and proof-theoretic approaches to inferentialism (in metalogic) and the meaning of logical connectives
  • Entailment-related solutions to the paradoxes 
Contributions must be original and not under review elsewhere. Each submission should include a separate title page containing the contact details for the author(s), a brief abstract and list of five keywords. All papers will be subject to double-anonymous peer-review.
Manuscripts should be submitted online through the Synthese Editorial Manager:
Please choose the appropriate article type for your submission by selecting S.I. : Varieties of Entailment from the relevant drop down menu.
For further details on how to prepare the manuscripts, please follow the author guidelines available on the journal’s website:

For further information, please contact the guest editors.
The deadline for submissions is July 31st, 2018.
Heinrich Wansing
Department of Philosophy II
Ruhr-University Bochum
D-44780 Bochum
Marco Ruffino
Department of Philosophy
Rua Cora Coralina 100, Cidade Universitária
cep 13083-896-Campinas-SP

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