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Historical dictionary of logic

by Harry J. Gensler

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Logic -- Dictionaries.,
  • Logic -- History -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementHarry J. Gensler.
    GenreDictionaries.
    SeriesHistorical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements ;, no. 65
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBC9 .G36 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3414552M
    ISBN 100810855313
    LC Control Number2005030716

    Books shelved as formal-logic: An Introduction to Non-Classical Logic: From If to Is by Graham Priest, The Law of Non-Contradiction: New Philosophical Es. culture, science, morality, religion; its division into specific historical periods; its treatment of specific thinkers, schools, systems of thought; its critical component, with reference to the truth of knowledge accessible to human reason. 2 – Introduction to ancient philosophy. Its significance in the history ofFile Size: KB.

    Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy This continuously updated reference work is a publishing project of the Metaphysics Research Lab at the Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI) at Stanford University. The General editor of the Stanford Encyclopedia is Edward N. Zalta. Premise definition, a proposition supporting or helping to support a conclusion. See more.

    Books shelved as philosophy-reference: The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy by Robert Audi, Western Philosophy: An Anthology by John Cottingham, Aristo. Aristotle is the first great logician in the history of logic. and his reputation as a brilliant logician is amply attested. Chrysippus wrote over books on logic, on virtually every topic logic today concerns itself with, including speech act theory, sentence analysis, singular and plural expressions, types of predicates, indexicals.


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Like those texts, this book is a combination of simplicity (where possible) and detail (where needed).Cited by: 2. "Historical Dictionary of Logic contains a dictionary section of more than entries on persons, concepts, theories, forms of logic, fields in which logic is used, and the many fallacies that can trap the unwary.

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Harry J. Gensler, S.J., is Professor of Philosophy at Loyola University Chicago. His fourteen earlier books include Gödel’s Theorem Simplified (), Formal Ethics (), Catholic Philosophy Anthology (), Historical Dictionary of Logic (), Historical Dictionary of Ethics (), /5(30).

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Arguments in the mathematical sense: an argument is an individual symbol (variable. History of logic - History of logic - Modern logic: It is customary to speak of logic since the Renaissance as “modern logic.” This is not to suggest that there was a smooth development of a unified conception of reasoning, or that the logic of this period is “modern” in the usual sense.

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