**Deontic logic** — is the field of logic that is concerned with obligation, permission, and related concepts. Alternatively, a deontic logic is a formal system that attempts to capture the essential logical features of these concepts. Typically, a deontic logic… … Wikipedia

**deontic logic** — Branch of modal logic that studies the permitted, the obligatory, and the forbidden, which are characterized as deontic modalities (Greek, deontos: of that which is binding ). It seeks to systematize the abstract, purely conceptual relations… … Universalium

**deontic logic** — noun the modal logic of obligation and permissibility • Hypernyms: ↑modal logic … Useful english dictionary

**deontic logic** — noun a) The study of obligation, permission, and related concepts. b) A formal system capturing the concepts of obligation and permission. See Also: modal logic … Wiktionary

**deontic** — logic … Philosophy dictionary

**deontic logics** — deontic logic … Philosophy dictionary

**logic, philosophy of** — Philosophical study of the nature and scope of logic. Examples of questions raised in the philosophy of logic are: In virtue of what features of reality are the laws of logic true? ; How do we know the truths of logic? ; and Could the laws of… … Universalium

**Logic** — For other uses, see Logic (disambiguation). Philosophy … Wikipedia

**logic** — logicless, adj. /loj ik/, n. 1. the science that investigates the principles governing correct or reliable inference. 2. a particular method of reasoning or argumentation: We were unable to follow his logic. 3. the system or principles of… … Universalium

**deontic** — de·on·tic (dē ŏnʹtĭk) adj. Of, relating to, or concerning duties or obligations: deontic logic. [Greek deon, deont , obligation, necessity. See deontology.] * * * … Universalium