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Long awaited by researchers in logic and formal semantics, this highly significant book is original, provocative, well thought out, and technically accomplished.(Stephen Yablow, Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto)
Arguing that there is nothing wrong with circular definitions, Gupta and Belnap challenge an orthodoxy that has been virtually unbroken since Aristotle. They develop a general theory of circular definitions that is both elegant and mathematically sophisticated.(Van McGee, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Rutgers University)
Anil Gupta is Professor of Philosophy at Indiana University.
Nuel Belnap is Alan Ross Anderson Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh.