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Identifying equivalent elements allows MΛ to be collapsed to a finite quotient model which will falsify α if MΛ does. This process, which has become known as filtration,37 was ﬁrst developed in a more set-theoretic way in [Lemmon, 1966b, p. 209] as an alternative to McKinsey’s ﬁnite algebra construction. In its model-theoretic form it has proven important for completeness proofs as well as for proofs of the ﬁnite model property. Some eighteen modal logics were shown to be decidable by this method in [Lemmon and Scott, 1966].
Some of his ideas were presented in [Scott, 1970]. His considerable inﬂuence on the subject has been disseminated through the publications of Lemmon and Segerberg, and is also reported in [Prior, 1967] in relation to tense logic, and in a number of Montague’s papers. The relationship between modal algebras and model structures was ﬁrst systematically explored in Lemmon’s two part article [1966a; 1966b]. 36 Notably absent is Kripke’s real world G ∈ K. e. assigned the value ⊤) at all points of K.
There is no doubt much scope for deﬁning other modalities in this way, and Kanger oﬀers one other brief suggestion: We may, for instance, define ‘geometrical necessity’ in the way we defined set-theoretical necessity except that (roughly speaking) V ′ shall be normal also with respect to the theoretical constants of geometry. The paper [Kanger, 1957a] addresses diﬃculties raised by Quine (in  and other writings) about the possibility of satisfactorily interpreting quantiﬁcational modal logic.