IDEAS AND INNOVATIONS ASSOCIATED EPONYMOUSLY WITH NR’S NAME

 

   The Rescher Quantifier in symbolic logic. See David Kaplan, “Rescher’s Plurality Quantification,” The Journal of Symbolic Logic, vol. 31 (1966), pp. 153-55. See also NR’s “Plurality Quantification Revisited,” Philosophical Inquirer, vol. 26 (2004), pp. 1-6.

 

    Rescher's Law of Logarithmic Returns [also Rescher’s Principle of Decreasing Marginal Returns] in scientometrics. See James R. Wible, The Economics of Science (London & New York: Routledge, 1998), p. 151 and the Index). See also Roland Wagner-Döbler, “Rescher’s Principle of Diminishing Marginal Returns in Scientific Research,” Scientometrics, vol. 50 (2001), pp. 419-36.

 

    Rescher’s Effective Average Measure in the theory of distributive justice. Se L. H. Powers, “A More Effective Average,” Philosophical Studies, vol. 24 (1970), pp. 74-78); and Geoffrey Ross, “Utilities for distributive Justine,” Theory and Decision, vol. 4 (1974), pp. 239-58 (especially pp. 250-57).

 

     The Dienes-Rescher Inference Engine (also Rescher-Dienes Implication) in nonstandard logic. See Olaf Wolkenhauser, Fuzzy Inference Engines (Manchester GB: University of Manchester in Stockport, 2000), pp. 21-22.

 

   The Rescher-Manor Consequence Relation in nonmonotonic logic. See Diderik Batens, “A Survey of Inconsistency-Adaptive Logics and the Foundtion of Non-Monotonic Logics,” Logique et Analyse, vol. 37 (1994), pp. 57-94; see also J. Merhuis (ed.), Inconsistency in Science (Dordrecht: Klewer, 2002), pp. 144-46.

 

   The Rescher-Brandom Semantics for paraconsistent logic. See Edward V. Zalta, Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic, vol. 36 (1997), pp. 640-60.

 

   Rescher’s Model [or Theory] of Formal Disputation in dialectics. See Gerhard Brewka, “Dynamic Argument Systems,” Journal of Logic and Computation, vol. 11 (2001), pp. 257-82.

 

   The Rescher Operator in temporal logic. See Lennart Aqvist, “Combinations of Tense and Deontic Modality: On the Rt approach to Temporal Logic with Historical Necessity and Conditional Obligation,” Journal of Applied Logic, vol. 3 (2005), pp. 421-60.

 

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