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Epistemic Logic in the Later Middle Ages : Topics in Medieval Philosophy - Ivan Boh

Epistemic Logic in the Later Middle Ages

Topics in Medieval Philosophy

By: Ivan Boh

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Published: 28th October 1993
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Epistemic logic is one of the most exciting areas in medieval philosophy. Neglected almost entirely after the end of the Middle Ages, it has been rediscovered by philosophers of the twentieth century. b /b b i Epistemic Logic in the Later Middle Ages /i /b provides the first comprehensive study of the subject. br br Ivan Boh explores the contrast between epistemic and alethic conceptions of consequence, the general epistemic rules of consequence, the search for conditions of knowing contingent propositions, the problems of substitutivity in intentional contexts, the considerations of epistemic/doxastic iterated modalities, and the problems of composite and divided senses in authors ranging from Abelard to Frachantian. br br Boh concludes with a comparison between medieval endeavors and the epistemic logic of our own times. Written in a clear and readable style with minimal symbolic apparatus, this book employs modern symbolism and conceptual frameworks, and complements the studies of the syntacticand semantic dimensions of medieval logic.

Introduction
On Some Logical Developments in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries
Thirteenth-Century Summulists
Some Epistemic Elements in Grosseteste, Albert the Great, and Thomas Aquinas
Elements of Epistemic Logic in Walter Burley
William of Ockham's Epistemic Concerns
The Seminal Period of Epistemic Logic: Kilvington, Heytesbury
Epistemic/Doxastic Problems at Paris
Ralph Strode's Rules of Epistemic Consequences
The End of the Fourteenth Century: Peter of Mantua
Epistemic Definiton of Consequence around 1500: Frachantianus Vicentinus Epilogue: A summary and assessment of medieval achievements in epistemic logic
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ISBN: 9780415057264
ISBN-10: 0415057264
Series: Topics in Medieval Philosophy
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 28th October 1993
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1