Re: [isabelle] "natural deduction" vs. Gentzen-style

Dear Andreas,

Am Montag, den 11.07.2016, 10:24 +0200 schrieb Andreas RÃhler:
> IIUC what's called "natural deduction" dates back to Gentzen.
> Hence suggest to call it Gentzen-style. These proceedings are by no wayÂ
> natural, but artificial.
> When rules are declared natural, people tend to believe it in aÂ
> religion-like way - no longer disposed to throw away and replace theÂ
> model if not suitable.

I wholeheartedly agree that ânatural style deductionâ is a misnomer,
and it is far from natural to draw these trees, or alternatively these
strangle indented text lines with numbers and possibly vertical bars.

I recommend you look atÂÂwhich is an incredibly
natural way of doing proofs!

It is also more fun than worrying about names.


Dr. rer. nat. Joachim Breitner
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

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