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|Author||: Dov M. Gabbay,John Woods|
|Total Pages||: 728|
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Starting at the very beginning with Aristotle's founding contributions, logic has been graced by several periods in which the subject has flourished, attaining standards of rigour and conceptual sophistication underpinning a large and deserved reputation as a leading expression of human intellectual effort. It is widely recognized that the period from the mid-19th century until the three-quarter mark of the century just past marked one of these golden ages, a period of explosive creativity and transforming insights. It has been said that ignorance of our history is a kind of amnesia, concerning which it is wise to note that amnesia is an illness. It would be a matter for regret, if we lost contact with another of logic's golden ages, one that greatly exceeds in reach that enjoyed by mathematical symbolic logic. This is the period between the 11th and 16th centuries, loosely conceived of as the Middle Ages. The logic of this period does not have the expressive virtues afforded by the symbolic resources of uninterpreted calculi, but mediaeval logic rivals in range, originality and intellectual robustness a good deal of the modern record. The range of logic in this period is striking, extending from investigation of quantifiers and logic consequence to inquiries into logical truth; from theories of reference to accounts of identity; from work on the modalities to the stirrings of the logic of relations, from theories of meaning to analyses of the paradoxes, and more. While the scope of mediaeval logic is impressive, of greater importance is that nearly all of it can be read by the modern logician with at least some prospect of profit. The last thing that mediaeval logic is, is a museum piece. Mediaeval and Renaissance Logic is an indispensable research tool for anyone interested in the development of logic, including researchers, graduate and senior undergraduate students in logic, history of logic, mathematics, history of mathematics, computer science and AI, linguistics, cognitive science, argumentation theory, philosophy, and the history of ideas. - Provides detailed and comprehensive chapters covering the entire range of modal logic - Contains the latest scholarly discoveries and interpretative insights that answer many questions in the field of logic
|Author||: Dov M. Gabbay,John Hayden Woods|
|Total Pages||: 135|
Download Handbook of the History of Logic Mediaeval and Renaissance logic Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
|Author||: Jakob Leth Fink,Heine Hansen,Ana María Mora-Marquez|
|Total Pages||: 477|
Download Logic and Language in the Middle Ages Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
This volume honours Sten Ebbesen with a series of essays on logical and linguistic analysis in the Middle Ages. Included are studies focusing on textual criticism, new finds of logical texts, and philosophical analysis and interpretation.
|Author||: Frederick Copleston|
|Publsiher||: A&C Black|
|Total Pages||: 479|
Download Late Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Copleston, an Oxford Jesuit and specialist in the history of philosophy, first created his history as an introduction for Catholic ecclesiastical seminaries. However, since its first publication (the last volume appearing in the mid-1970s) the series has become the classic account for all philosophy scholars and students. The 11-volume series gives an accessible account of each philosopher's work, but also explains their relationship to the work of other philosophers.
|Author||: Sl Uckelman,Rode C.,Loewe B.,Kann C.|
|Total Pages||: 266|
|Genre||: Electronic Book|
Download Modern Views of Medieval Logic Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
While for a long time the study of medieval logic focused on editorial projects and reconstructions of central medieval doctrines such as the theories of signification, supposition, consequences, and obligations, nowadays the spectrum of analysis has broadened and is increasingly informed by modern logical research, whose perspective is then applied to medieval logic. Promoting this tendency, logicians and researchers concerned with semantics in the Gesellschaft fur Philosophie des Mittelalters und der Renaissance (GPMR) founded a working group bringing together medieval logic and modern applied logic. The present volume is a seminal document of these interests and activities. It analyzes theories in medieval logic which are useful for solving questions of recent logic and explains crucial parts of medieval logic, philosophy, and theology by applying techniques of present-day logic.
|Total Pages||: 564|
Download Mediaeval Commentaries on the Sentences of Peter Lombard Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
This volume studies how the tradition of the Sentences developed from the twelfth century up to Martin Luther. Its twelve chapters fill major lacunae in current research on the standard textbook of medieval theology.
|Author||: Peter Adamson|
|Publsiher||: Oxford University Press|
|Total Pages||: 512|
Download Byzantine and Renaissance Philosophy Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Peter Adamson presents an engaging and wide-ranging introduction to two great intellectual cultures: Byzantium and the Italian Renaissance. First he tells the story of philosophy in the Eastern Christian world, from the 8th century to the 15th century, then he explores the rebirth of philosophy in Italy in the era of Machiavelli and Galileo.
|Author||: Dov M. Gabbay,Francis Jeffry Pelletier,John Woods|
|Total Pages||: 708|
Download Logic A History of its Central Concepts Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
The Handbook of the History of Logic is a multi-volume research instrument that brings to the development of logic the best in modern techniques of historical and interpretative scholarship. It is the first work in English in which the history of logic is presented so extensively. The volumes are numerous and large. Authors have been given considerable latitude to produce chapters of a length, and a level of detail, that would lay fair claim on the ambitions of the project to be a definitive research work. Authors have been carefully selected with this aim in mind. They and the Editors join in the conviction that a knowledge of the history of logic is nothing but beneficial to the subject's present-day research programmes. One of the attractions of the Handbook's several volumes is the emphasis they give to the enduring relevance of developments in logic throughout the ages, including some of the earliest manifestations of the subject. Covers in depth the notion of logical consequence Discusses the central concept in logic of modality Includes the use of diagrams in logical reasoning
|Author||: Terence Parsons|
|Publsiher||: Oxford University Press|
|Total Pages||: 331|
Download Articulating Medieval Logic Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Terence Parsons presents a new study of the development and logical complexity of medieval logic. Basic principles of logic were used by Aristotle to prove conversion principles and reduce syllogisms. Medieval logicians expanded Aristotle's notation in several ways, such as quantifying predicate terms; and with the enlarged notation come additional logical principles. The resulting system of logic is able to deal with relational expressions, as in De Morgan'spuzzles about heads of horses. Parsons argues that medieval logic is as rich as contemporary first-order symbolic logic, though its full potential was not envisaged at the time. He provides a detailedexamination of the theory of modes of common personal supposition, and the useful principles of logic included with it. An appendix discusses the artificial signs introduced in the fifteenth century to alter quantifier scope.
|Author||: Robert Pasnau,Christina van Dyke|
|Total Pages||: 1220|
|Genre||: Philosophy, Medieval|
Download The Cambridge History of Medieval Philosophy Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
'The Cambridge History of Medieval Philosophy' comprises over 50 specially-commissioned essays by experts on the philosophy of this period. Starting in the late 8th century, the chapters take the reader through developments in many and varied fields, including logic and language, natural philosophy, ethics and theology.
|Author||: Otávio Bueno,Scott A. Shalkowski|
|Total Pages||: 416|
Download The Routledge Handbook of Modality Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Modality - the question of what is possible and what is necessary - is a fundamental area of philosophy and philosophical research. The Routledge Handbook of Modality is an outstanding reference source to the key topics, problems and debates in this exciting subject and is the first collection of its kind. Comprising thirty-five chapters by a team of international contributors the Handbook is divided into seven clear parts: worlds and modality essentialism, ontological dependence, and modality modal anti-realism epistemology of modality modality in science modality in logic and mathematics modality in the history of philosophy. Within these sections the central issues, debates and problems are examined, including possible worlds, essentialism, counterfactuals, ontological dependence, modal fictionalism, deflationism, the integration challenge, conceivability, a priori knowledge, laws of nature, natural kinds, and logical necessity. The Routledge Handbook of Modality is essential reading for students and researchers in epistemology, metaphysics and philosophy of language. It will also be very useful for those in related fields in philosophy such as philosophy of mathematics, logic and philosophy of science.
|Author||: Peter Adamson|
|Publsiher||: Oxford University Press|
|Total Pages||: 640|
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Peter Adamson presents a lively introduction to six hundred years of European philosophy, from the beginning of the ninth century to the end of the fourteenth century. The medieval period is one of the richest in the history of philosophy, yet one of the least widely known. Adamson introduces us to some of the greatest thinkers of the Western intellectual tradition, including Peter Abelard, Anselm of Canterbury, Thomas Aquinas, John Duns Scotus, William of Ockham, and Roger Bacon. And the medieval period was notable for the emergence of great women thinkers, including Hildegard of Bingen, Marguerite Porete, and Julian of Norwich. Original ideas and arguments were developed in every branch of philosophy during this period - not just philosophy of religion and theology, but metaphysics, philosophy of logic and language, moral and political theory, psychology, and the foundations of mathematics and natural science.
|Author||: Noel Harold Kaylor,Philip Edward Phillips|
|Total Pages||: 661|
Download A Companion to Boethius in the Middle Ages Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
The articles in this volume focus upon Boethius's extant works: his De arithmetica and a fragmentary De musica, his translations and commentaries on logic, his five theological texts, and, of course, his Consolation of Philosophy. They examine the effects that Boethian thought has exercised upon the learning of later generations of scholars.