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Treatise on Consequences

John Buridan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823257188
eISBN:
9780823261499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257188.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The Treatise on Consequences contains the most important treatment of logical consequence in the middle ages. Buridan was a philosopher working at the University of Paris in the mid-fourteenth ... More


Syllogisms between Assertoric Propositions

John Buridan

in Treatise on Consequences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823257188
eISBN:
9780823261499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257188.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Whereas Aristotle based his theory of the syllogism on the dictum de omni et nullo, Buridan bases his account on ecthesis, or as the medievals called it, the "expository syllogism". He sets out a ... More


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