New paper in the Journal of Philosophical Logic with a new take on the Scandal of Deduction: The Paradox of Inference and the Non-Triviality of Analytic Information. Part of the abstract:
Hence, although analytically true sentences provide no empirical information about the state of the world, they convey analytic information, in the shape of constructions prescribing how to arrive at the truths in question.
Some more material on the matter:
- The Scandal of Deduction: Hintikka on the Information Yield of Deductive Inferences
- The Enduring Scandal of Deduction