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Aristotle and Logical Theory - Jonathan Lear

Aristotle and Logical Theory

Paperback Published: 12th May 1986
ISBN: 9780521311786
Number Of Pages: 136

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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 dabates in the philosophy of logic. No background knowledge of Aristotle is assumed.

Preface
Syllogistic consequence
Completeness and compactness
Hypothetical syllogisms
Invalid inference
Invalid proofs
Appendix: a note on ignorance
Proof by refutation
Bibliography
Indeces
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ISBN: 9780521311786
ISBN-10: 0521311780
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 136
Published: 12th May 1986
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.57 x 13.82  x 0.81
Weight (kg): 0.13