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Extensionalism : the revolution in logic

Author: Nimrod Bar-Am
Publisher: [New York] : Springer, ©2008.
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This vivid and thought-provoking book by the Israeli logician Nimrod Bar-Am impels one to rethink the place of logic in Western thought. It shows that the history of logic from Aristotle to Tarski is the history of the gradual undoing of the classic conflation of logic and empirical science. It sets tomorrowa (TM)s agenda for philosophers and historians of logic and scientific method by taking as its starting point  Read more...
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Bar-Am, Nimrod.
Extensionalism.
[New York] : Springer, ©2008
(OCoLC)191753897
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nimrod Bar-Am
ISBN: 9781402081682 1402081685 9781402081675 1402081677 1281275980 9781281275981
OCLC Number: 233972710
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 171 pages)
Contents: pt. 1. Preliminary notes --
pt. 2. Setting the scene : some notes on the pre-history of logic --
pt. 3. Aristotle's logic : the rise of essentialism --
pt. 4. Essential besieged --
pt. 5. The fall of essentialism.
Responsibility: Nimrod Bar-Am.

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