Journal of Symbolic Logic

Normal Monomodal Logics Can Simulate All Others

Marcus Kracht and Frank Wolter

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This paper shows that non-normal modal logics can be simulated by certain polymodal normal logics and that polymodal normal logics can be simulated by monomodal (normal) logics. Many properties of logics are shown to be reflected and preserved by such simulations. As a consequence many old and new results in modal logic can be derived in a straightforward way, sheding new light on the power of normal monomodal logic.

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J. Symbolic Logic, Volume 64, Issue 1 (1999), 99-138.

First available in Project Euclid: 6 July 2007

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Kracht, Marcus; Wolter, Frank. Normal Monomodal Logics Can Simulate All Others. J. Symbolic Logic 64 (1999), no. 1, 99--138.

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