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Author Rescher, Nicholas.
Title Studies in the history of logic / Nicholas Rescher.
Imprint Frankfurt : Ontos Verlag, 2006.

Author Rescher, Nicholas.
Series Nicholas Rescher collected papers ; v. 10
Subject Logic -- History.
Description 1 online resource (190 pages :) : illustrations.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Table of Contents; PREFACE; ON ARISTOTLE'S APODEICTICSYLLOGISMS; AL-KINDĪ'S SKETCH OF ARISTOTLE'SORGANON; A NINTH-CENTURY ARABICLOGICIAN ON:IS EXISTENCE A PREDICATE?; AVICENNA ON THE LOGIC OF"CONDITIONAL" PROPOSITIONS; AVICENNA ON THE LOGIC OFQUESTIONS; THE ARABIC THEORY OFTEMPORAL MODAL SYLLOGISTIC; CHOICE WITHOUT PREFERENCE:THE PROBLEM OF "BURIDAN'S ASS"; LEIBNIZ'S INTERPRETATIONOF HIS LOGICAL CALCULI; RUSSELL AND MODAL LOGIC; DEFAULT REASONING; Name Index.
Summary It must be acknowledged that the essays presented here do not constitute a systematic account of any sort but represent occasional forays. Some deal with matters that happened to evoke Rescher's interest, others grew out of a chance encounter with a text he deemed to be of particular value. Throughout, challenges of the work itself more than compensated the author's efforts. Logic has always been of crucially important concern to philosophers. Rescher's own involvement with the history of logic goes back to his work on Leibniz in the 1950's (represented by Chapter 8 of the present book). There.
ISBN 9783110326444 (e-book)
3110326442 (e-book)
9783938793190
3938793198
3110325438
9783110325430
3938793198
9783110325430
OCLC # 854568872
Additional Format Print version: Rescher, Nicholas. Studies in the History of Logic. Berlin : De Gruyter, ©2006 9783110325430