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Aristotle and logical theory

Author: Jonathan Lear
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aristotle was the first and one of the greatest logicians. He not only devised the first system of formal logic, but also raised many fundamental problems in the philosophy of logic. In this book, Dr Lear shows how Aristotle's discussion of logical consequence, validity and proof can contribute to contemporary debates in the philosophy of logic. No background knowledge of Aristotle is assumed. -- Publisher  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Lear, Jonathan.
Aristotle and logical theory.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1980
(OCoLC)610133459
Named Person: Aristotle.; Aristote.; Aristotle.; Aristoteles; Aristoteles.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Lear
ISBN: 0521230314 9780521230315 0521311780 9780521311786
OCLC Number: 5353590
Notes: Based on the author's thesis, Rockefeller University.
Description: xi, 123 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Syllogistic consequence ---
2. Completeness and compactness ---
3. Hypothetical syllogisms ---
4. Invalid inference ---
5. Invalid proofs --
Appendix: a note on ignorance ---
6. Proof by refutation.e philosophe.
Responsibility: Jonathan Lear.
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