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Daniele Chiffi

Daniele Chiffi is Research Fellow at Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia.

His research interests include: (formal) epistemology and pragmatics, non-classical logics, clinical reasoning, and philosophy of science.




Assertions and Conditionals: A Historical and Pragmatic Stance

Issue: 6:1 (The twenty first issue)
The assertion candidate expresses a potential logical-linguistic object that can be asserted. It differs from both the act and the product of assertion; it needs not to be actually asserted and differs from the assertion made. We investigate the medieval origins of this notion, which are almost neglected in contemporary logic. Our historical analysis suggests an interpretation of the assertion candidate within the system of logic for pragmatics.