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-Doebler, "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).
Inference Engine (also Rescher-Dienes Implication) in nonstandard
logic. See Olaf Wolkenhauser, Fuzzy Inference
Consequence Relation in nonmonotonic logic. See Diderik Batens,"A Survey of
Inconsistency-Adaptive Logics and the Foundation of Non-Monotonic Logics,"
Logique et Analyse, vol. 37 (1994), pp. 57-94; see also J. Merhuis (ed.), Inconsistency in Science (
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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