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Aristotle and logical theory / Jonathan Lear.


Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1980.
ISBN 0521230314

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Subjects Aristote. Organon.
Aristoteles.
Aristotle.
Logic -- History.
Logic.
Logica.
Logik.
Logique -- Histoire.
Philosophers, Ancient.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Description xi, 123 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Based on the author's thesis, Rockefeller University.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-119) and indexes.
Summary 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 description.
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.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5353590
(OCoLC)ocm05353590
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WorldCat Identities Lear, Jonathan.
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