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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS

  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Questions, Inferences, and Scenarios, College Publications, London 2013, „Studies in Logic”, vol. 46 , 190 p.  [ToC and Preface] Download [full text] or buy [Amazon]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Essays in Logical Philosophy, LiT Verlag, Berlin/ Münster/ Wien/ Zürich/ London 2013, „Development in Humanities”, vol. 12, 120 p. [ToC and Preface]                                                                                                                                  – Logic, empiricism, and rejection, pp. 27-31. – Effectiveness of question-answer systems, pp. 53-62. – Erotetic logic and explanation by specification, pp. 105-117.
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, The Posing of Questions: Logical Foundations of Erotetic Inferences, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht/ Boston/ London 1995, „Synthese Library”, vol. 252, 255 p.  [Springer link]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski and Jan Zygmunt (eds.), Erotetic Logic, Deontic Logic and Other Logical Matters. Essays in Memory of Tadeusz Kubiński  [Acta Universitatis Wratislaviensis 1890, Logika 17], Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego, Wrocław 1997, 175 p.                                                                          – Kubiński’s theory of questions, pp. 29-50.
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Stawianie pytań: logika i racjonalność, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej, Lublin 1990, Series „Realizm Racjonalność Relatywizm”, 28, 145 p.
  • Leon Koj and Andrzej Wiśniewski, Inquiries into the Generating and Proper Use of Questions, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej, Lublin 1989, Series „Realizm Racjonalność Relatywizm”, 12, 157 p.

PAPERS:

  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Deduction and reduction theorems for Inferential Erotetic Logic, Studia Logica 106 2018, pp. 295-309. [file*.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Generalized entailments, Logic and Logical Philosophy 26, 2017, pp. 321-356. [file*.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, An axiomatic account of question evocation: The propositional case, Axioms 5, 2016. [file*.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski and Dorota Leszczyńska-Jasion, Inferential erotetic logic meets inquisitive semantics, Synthese 192, 2015, pp. 1585-1608. [file*.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Semantics of questions, in: S. Lappin, Ch. Fox (eds.), The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory – second edition, Wiley-Blackwell 2015, pp. 273-313. [file*.pdf]
  • Tomasz Skura and Andrzej Wiśniewski, A system for proper multiple-conclusion entailment, Logic and Logical Philosophy 24, 2015, pp. 241-253. [file*.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Being permitted, inconsistencies, and question raising, in: J.-Y. Beziau, M. Chakraborty and S. Dutta (eds.), New Directions in Paraconsistent Logic, Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics 152, 2015, pp. 477-507.  [file*.pdf]
  • Mariusz Urbański and Andrzej Wiśniewski, On search for law-like statements as abductive hypotheses by Socratic transformations, in: Can Baskent (ed.), Perspectives on Interrogative Models of Inquiry: Developments in Inquiry and Questions, Springer 2015, pp. 111-127. [file*.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Answering by means of questions in view of inferential erotetic logic, in: E. Weber, D. Wouters, and J. Meheus (eds.), Logic, Reasoning, and Rationality, Springer 2014, pp. 261-283. [file*.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Support and sets of situations, Journal of Logic, Language and Information 23, 2014, pp. 383–396. [file*.pdf]
  • Dorota Leszczyńska-Jasion, Mariusz Urbański, and Andrzej Wiśniewski, Socratic trees, Studia Logica 101, No. 5, 2013, pp. 959-986.  [Request a copy from the author] [Springer link][link]
  • Paweł Łupkowski and Andrzej Wiśniewski, Turing interrogative gamesMinds and Machines 21, No. 3, 2011, pp. 435-448. [file*.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Propositions, possible worlds, and recursionLogic and Logical Philosophy 20, No. 1-2, 2011, pp. 73-79. [file*.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski and Jerzy Pogonowski, Interrogatives, recursion, and incompletenessJournal of Logic and Computation 20, No. 6, 2010, pp. 1187-1199. [Abstract]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski and Jerzy Pogonowski, Diagonalization in double framesLogica Universalis 4, 2010, pp. 31-39. [Request a copy from the author] [Springer link]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski and Jerzy Pogonowski, A note on diagonalizationBulletin of the Section of Logic 39, No. 3/4, 2010, pp. 123-131. [file*.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski and Vasilyi Shangin, Некоторые допустимые правила для системы сократического вывода (Some admissible rules for erotetic calculi), Вестник Московского университета. Серия Философия, No. 5, 2007, pp. 77-88.[file*.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski and Vasilyi Shangin, Socratic proofs for quantifiersJournal of Philosophical Logic 35, No. 2, 2006, pp. 147-178. [Request a copy from the author] [Springer link]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Reducibility of safe questions to sets of atomic yes-no questions, in: Jacek J. Jadacki and Jacek Paśniczek (eds.), The Lvov-Warsaw School: The New Generation, [Poznań Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities 89], Rodopi, Amstedam/New York 2006, pp. 215-236.   [file*.pdf]
  • Adam Grobler and Andrzej Wiśniewski, Explanation and theory evaluation, in: Roberto Festa, Atocha Aliseda, and Jeanne Peijnenburg (eds.), Cognitive Structures in Scientific Inquiry. Essays in Debate with Theo Kuipers [Poznań Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities 84], Rodopi, Amsterdam/New York 2005, pp. 299-310. [file *.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Guido Vanackere and Dorota Leszczyńska, Socratic proofs and paraconsistency: A case studyStudia Logica 80, 2005, pp. 431-466. [Request a copy from the author] [Springer link]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Erotetic search scenarios, problem-solving, and deductionLogique et Analyse 185-188, 2004, pp. 139-166. [file *.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Socratic proofsJournal of Philosophical Logic 33, No. 3, 2004, pp. 299-326. [Request a copy from the author] [Springer link]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Erotetic search scenariosSynthese 134, No.3, 2003, pp. 389-427. [Request a copy from the author] [Springer link]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Weak epistemic logics, immediate consequence, and paraconsistencyLogique et Analyse 177-178, 2002, pp. 175-184. [file *.pdf]
  • Piotr Leśniewski and Andrzej Wiśniewski, Reducibility of questions to sets of questions: some feasibility resultsLogique et Analyse 173-175, 2001, pp. 93-111. [file *.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Questions and inferencesLogique et Analyse 173-175, 2001, pp. 5-43. [file *.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Erotetic logic and explanation by abnormic hypothesesSynthese 120, No. 3, 1999, pp. 295-309. [file*.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Two logics of occurrent beliefLogika 18 [Acta Universitatis Wratislaviensis 2023], 1998, pp. 115-121. [file *.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Some foundational concepts of erotetic semantics, in: M. Sintonen (ed.), Knowledge and Inquiry: Essays on Jaakko Hintikka’s Epistemology and Philosophy of Science [Poznań Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities 51], Rodopi, Amsterdam/ Atlanta 1997, pp. 181-211. [file *.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Logika a zbiory sytuacji (Logic and sets of situations), in: R. Kubicki, P. Zeidler (eds.), Od logiki do estetyki. Prace dedykowane Profesorowi Włodzimierzowi Ławniczakowi, Wydawnictwo Fundacji Humaniora, Poznań 1997, pp. 13-25. [Polish: file *.pdf] [English: file *.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, The logic of questions as a theory of erotetic argumentsSynthese 109, No. 1, 1996, pp.1-25. [Request a copy from the author] [Springer link]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, O logice stwierdzania (On some version of epistemic logic), in: J. Paśniczek et al. (eds.), Między logiką a etyką. Prace ofiarowane Profesorowi Leonowi Kojowi, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej, Lublin 1995, pp. 53-63. [file *.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wisniewski, Erotetic implicationsJournal of Philosophical Logic 23, No. 2, 1994, pp. 174-195. [Request a copy from the author] [Springer link]
  • Theo A. F. Kuipers and Andrzej Wiśniewski, An erotetic approach to explanation by specification, Erkenntnis 40, No. 3, 1994, pp. 377-402. [Springer link] [link]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, On the reducibility of questionsErkenntnis 40, No. 2, 1994, pp. 265-284. [Request a copy from the author] [Springer link]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Reducibility of questions to sets of yes-no questionsBulletin of the Section of Logic 22, No. 3, 1993, pp. 119-126.  [file *.dvi]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Sceptycyzm a kryterium prawdy (Scepticism and criterion of truth), Poznańskie Studia z Filozofii Nauki 12, 1992, pp. 173-190. [Polish: file *.pdf] [English: file *.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Erotetyczne aspekty racjonalności (Erotetic aspects of rationality), in: J. Such et al. (eds.), Rozprawy i szkice z filozofii nauki, PWN, Warszawa-Poznań 1992, pp. 212-226.
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Erotetic arguments: A preliminary analysisStudia Logica 50, No. 2, 1991, pp. 261-274. [Request a copy from the author] [Springer link]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, O pewnych konsekwencjach postulatu empirycznej falsyfikowalności twierdzeń logiki (On some consequences of the postulate of empirical falsifiability of logical theorems), Studia Metodologiczne 26, 1991, pp. 129-138.
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Implied questionsManuscrito. Revista Internacional de Filosofia 13, No. 2, 1990, pp. 23-38.
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Propositional logic and erotetic inferencesBulletin of the Section of Logic PAN 14, No. 2, 1985, pp. 72-78. Erratum, ibid.15, No. 1, 1986, p. 35.
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Charakterystyka pewnych związków między problemami filozoficznymi (Some relations between philosophical problems), Studia Filozoficzne 8-9, 1983, pp. 211- 225.

Full list of publications

Some Research Reports

  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, A right-sided Socratic calculus for Classical Logic. Research report, 2006. [file *.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Strong entailments and minimally inconsistent sets. Research report, 2016. [file *.pdf]
  • Andrzej Wiśniewski, Erotetic calculi for Classical Propositional Logic and reduction to normal forms. Research report, 2017. [file*.pdf]

TUTORIALS, INTERNATIONAL CONGRESSES AND SYMPOSIA, LECTURES

A. Tutorials:

  1. (with Jonathan Ginzburg) Semantics of Questions and Dialogues , 24th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (ESSLLI 2012),  Opole, August  2012.
  2. Erotetic Logics, Unilog’13: 4th World Congress and School on Universal Logic, Rio de Janeiro, March/April 2013.

B. Congresses and Symposia:

as an invited/keynote speaker:

  1. Multiple-conclusion consequence and erotetic implication, British-Polish Symposium on Philosophy of Logic and Language, Oxford, September 1991.
  2. The logic of questions as a theory of erotetic arguments, Boston Colloquium for the Philosophy of Science, Session “Erotetic Logic: A Dialogue”, second speaker: Jaakko Hintikka, Boston, February 1994.
  3. Erotetic implication and problem-solving, Symposium “The Logic of Science as a Logic of Questioning”, Helsinki, September 1995.
  4. Valid erotetic inferences, problem-solving and discovery, International Congress on Discovery and Creativity, Ghent, May 1998.
  5. Search scenarios and the logic of questions, Second Flemish-Polish Workshop on the Ontological Foundations of Paraconsistency, Ghent, April 2000.
  6. Inferential erotetic logic and Search scenarios, search rules, and “abduction”, Fifth Flemish-Polish Workshop on Adaptive and Erotetic Logics and their Applications to the Philosophy of Science, Zielona Góra, November 2001.
  7. Erotetic search scenarios, explanation and abduction, International Congress on Causation and Explanation in the Natural and Social Sciences, Ghent, May 2002.
  8. Some remarks about weak erotetic implications and elimination, International Workshop ‘Patterns of Scientific Reasoning: Adaptive and Interrogative Perspectives’, Ghent, October 2002.
  9. Erotetic search scenarios and deduction, International Workshop ‘Problem Solving in the Sciences: Adaptive and Interrogative Perspectives’, Brussels, May 2003.
  10. Socratic proofs for CPC and CLuN, Eight Flemish-Polish Workshop on Adaptive and Erotetic Logics and Their Application to the Philosophy of Science (VlaPoLo8), Zielona Góra, November 2003.
  11. Socratic proofs for quantifiers: a single-conclusion approach, International Workshop ‘Patterns of Scientific Reasoning: Adaptive and Interrogative Perspectives’, Ghent, May 2004.
  12. Internal question processing and information seeking, Argumentation as a Cognitive Process, Toruń, May 2008.
  13. Questions, inferences, and dialogues, LONDIAL 2008: the 12th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, London, June 2008.
  14. Internal question processing and logic, Les idéaux méthodologiques et les pratiques de recherche en SHS, Paris, October 2008.
  15. Question processing and problem solving, Logic, Reasoning and Rationality, Gent, September 2010.
  16. Inquisitive Semantics meets Inferential Erotetic Logic, Prague Workshop on Logics of Questions, Prague, October 2011.
  17. Dynamic aspects of the erotetic decomposition principle, Interrogative Model of Inquiry Workshop ‘Hintikka’s Interrogative Model of Inquiry: Achievements and Prospects’,  Paris,  January 2012.
  18. Varieties of erotetic implication, Logic and Cognition, Poznań, May 2012.
  19. Effectiveness of question-answer systems, Unilog’13: 4th World Congress and School on Universal Logic, Rio de Janeiro, March/April 2013, Workshop „Logic and Lingustics”.
  20. Permittance, inconsistencies, and question raising, Logic, Questions and Inquiry. A Conference on Hintikka’s Interrogative Model of Inquiry, Paris, May/June 2013.
  21. Questions as conclusions, The 33rd Meeting of the Group of Logic, Language and Information, Opole, January 2015.
  22. Deductive arguments and strong entailments, 14th ArgDiap: Formal Models of Reasoning and Argumentation, Poznań, September 2016.
  23. Basic concepts of Inferential Erotetic Logic in view of generalized entailment, QuestPro 2017, Poznań, July 2017.
  24. Question dependencies in view of erotetic logic, Context and Reasoning in Dialogue and Other Media, Paris, December 2017.

contributed:

  1. The generating of questions and erotetic inferences, 8th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Moscow, August 1987.
  2. Multiple-conclusion arguments and erotetic arguments, 9th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Uppsala, August 1991.
  3. Reducibility of questions to sets of questions, International Symposium LOGICA’93, Liblice (Czech Republic), June 1993.
  4. Some results on the reducibility of questions, 1994 Annual Meeting of the Association for Symbolic Logic (USA), Gainesville, March 1994.
  5. Reducibility of questions to sets of implied questions, 10th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Firenze, August 1995.
  6. Valid erotetic inferences and problem-solving, Second German-Polish Workshop on Logic and Logical Philosophy, Żagań, March/April 1998.
  7. Erotetic logic and explanation by abnormic hypotheses, 20th World Congress of Philosophy, Boston, August 1998.
  8. Questions and complete search scenarios, 11th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Cracow, August 1999.
  9. On a family of (possibly paraconsistent) logics based on subsystems of Łukasiewicz’s 4-valued modal logic, Fourth Flemish-Polish Workshop on the Ontological Foundations of Paraconsistency, Ghent, April 2001.
  10. Socratic proofs and erotetic logic, 12th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Oviedo, August 2003.
  11. Socratic proofs, 50 Years of Studia Logica, Mądralin, September 2003.
  12. Hypersequents, questions, and proofs, 9th Symposium on Applications of Logic in Philosophy and the Foundations of Mathematics, Karpacz, April 2004.
  13. General erotetic semantics, 37th Poznań Linguistic Meeting, Poznań, April 2006.
  14. (with Jerzy Pogonowski) Questions, recursion, and incompleteness, 6th European Congress of Analytic Philosophy, Cracow, August 2008.
  15. (with Jerzy Pogonowski) Incompleteness of effective double frames, Applications of Algebra in Logic and Computer Science XIII, Zakopane, March 2009.
  16. (with Jerzy Pogonowski)  Diagonalization in double frames, 2nd Conference: Non-Classical Logics. Theory and Applications, Łódż, September 2009.
  17. (with Dorota Leszczyńska-Jasion and Mariusz Urbański) Socratic trees, 4th Conference: Nonclassical Logics Theory and Applications, Łódż, September 2011.
  18. (with Mariusz Urbański)  On search for law-like statements as abductive hypotheses by Socratic transformations, 15th Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Helsinki, August 2015.
  19. (with Dorota Leszczyńska-Jasion and Paweł Łupkowski), Old and new logical themes at DLCS, Logical and Methodological Analysis of Scientific Reasoning Processes, Ghent, May 2016.
  20. Deduction and reduction theorems for Inferential Erotetic Logic, QuestPro 2016, Poznań, September 2016.
  21. Strong multiple-conclusion entailment, LXII Konferencja Historii Logiki, Kraków, pażdziernik 2016.
  22. Generalized entailment meets interrogative entailment, 22nd Conference Applications of Logic in Philosophy and the Foundations of Mathematics, Szklarska Poręba, May 2017.
  23. (with Paweł Łupkowski and Mariusz Urbański), Erotetic Reasoning Corpus: components, tags, annotation, Logic in the Wild, Ghent, November 2017.

C. Lectures:

  1. Erotetic implication and the reducibility of questions, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, February 1993.
  2. Erotetic implication and the arising of questions, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, EURIDIS Institute, April 1993.
  3. Implied questions and problem solving, Rijksuniversitëit Groningen, April 1993.
  4. Inferences that result in questions and their validity, University of California, Riverside, December 1994.
  5. Explanation by abnormic laws, Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science, Ghent University, November 1997.
  6. Valid erotetic inferences, Belgian Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science, Brussels, November 1997.
  7. Socratic proofs and the logic of questions, Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science, Ghent University, January 2003.
  8. Static and dynamic reducibility of questions, Belgian Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science, Brussels, March 2003.