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Frederic Brenton Fitch (1908 – 1987) was an American logician who taught at Yale. He invented the Fitch-style for natural deduction. He is also famous for the paradox of knowability. The tag may also refer to natural deduction proof environments in Fitch-style calculus for giving and checking proofs.

For information about Frederic Fitch see the Wikipedia entry "Frederic Fitch":

For the knowability paradox see the following:

Brogaard, Berit and Salerno, Joe, "Fitch's Paradox of Knowability", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Winter 2013 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL =

There are at least two Fitch-style proof checkers and associated textbooks:

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