# Difference between revisions of "Higher Order Logic"

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## Revision as of 22:01, 13 February 2012

**Definition: **
**Reference Definition:** A logic is called higher order if it allows sets to be quantified or if it allows sets to be elements of other sets. Higher Order Logics becomes relevant when dealing with modalities, such as certainty or necessity. (**[[source:: McMaster University web site]])**

**See also:** First Order Predicate Logic
**Category: ** Information Model