This is an intensive class on logical and philosophical issues in proof theory, taught by Shawn Standefer and me at nasslli 2016. We cover cut elimination, some substructural logics, and hypersequents, with a bit of inferentialism and bilateralism mixed in. Here are the slides for each day of the course.

**Day 1**:*Foundations*. An introduction to the sequent calculus for intuitionistic and classical logic, cut elimination and some of its consequences.**Day 2**:*Substructural Logics*. Structural rules in sequent systems; the case of distribution; different substructural logics and their applications; revisiting cut elimination in substructural logics.**Day 3**:*Beyond Sequents*. Sequent sytstems for basic modal logics; three ways to move beyond traditional sequent systems—display logic, labelled sequents and tree hypersequents.**Day 4**:*Hypersequents for S5, Actuality and 2D Modal Logics*. From tree hypersequents to simple hypersequents for S5; extending simple hypersequents to model actuality and two-dimensional modal logic.**Day 5**:*Semantics*. Normative pragmatics; the scope of rules and definitions; between proofs and models; moving beyond propositional logics.

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- Greg Restall,
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*Gentzen Calculi for Modal Propositional Logic*, Springer, 2011. - Francesca Poggiolesi and Greg Restall, “Interpreting and Applying Proof Theory for Modal Logic,”
*New Waves in Philosophical Logic*, ed. Greg Restall and Gillian Russell, Palgrave MacMillan, 2012.

- Francesca Poggiolesi, “A Cut-Free Simple Sequent Calculus for Modal Logic S5,”
*Review of Symbolic Logic*1:1, 3–15, 2008. - Greg Restall, “Proofnets for S5: sequents and circuits for modal logic,”
*Logic Colloquium 2005*, ed. C. Dimitracopoulos, L. Newelski, D. Normann and J. R. Steel, Cambridge University Press, 2008. - Kaja Bednarska and Andrzej Indrzejczak, “Hypersequent Calculi for S5: the methods of cut elimination”
*Logic and Logical Philosophy*, 24, 277–311, 2015. - Greg Restall, “A Cut-Free Sequent System for Two Dimensional Modal Logic, and why it matters,”
*Annals of Pure and Applied Logic*, 163:11, 1611–1623, 2012. - Martin Davies, “Reference, Contingency, and the Two-Dimensional Framework,”
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*Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science*:*Proceedings of the Twelfth International Congress*, edited by P. Hájek, L. Valdés-Villanueva and D. Westerståhl, KCL Publications, 2005. - Greg Restall, “Truth Values and Proof Theory”
*Studia Logica*, 92(2):241–264, 2009. - Raymond Smullyan,
*First-Order Logic*. Springer-Verlag, 1968. - Gaisi Takeuti,
*Proof Theory*, 2nd edition. Elsevier, 1987. - Michael Kremer “Kripke and the Logic of Truth.”
*Journal of Philosophical Logic*, 17:225–278, 1988 - Sara Negri and Jan von Plato,
*Structural Proof Theory*, Cambridge University Press, 2002. - Greg Restall “Assertion, Denial and Non-Classical Theories.” In
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- nasslli 2016, Rutgers, July 2016.
- Class Proposal, containing our draft class outline.

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