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Epistemic Gain

Neil Tennant

in Core Logic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198777892
eISBN:
9780191823367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777892.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Core Logic avoids the Lewis First Paradox, even though it contains ∨-Introduction, and a form of ∨-Elimination that permits core proof of Disjunctive Syllogism. The reason for this is that the method ... More


Introduction

Stephen Read

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/9780823257188.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

After some brief biographical remarks about John Buridan, his logical works are described. Important to Buridan’s account in his treatise on consequence are the concepts of signification, supposition ... More


The Relevance Properties of Core Logic

Neil Tennant

in Core Logic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198777892
eISBN:
9780191823367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777892.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Ironically Anderson and Belnap argue for the rejection of Disjunctive Syllogism by means of an argument that appears to employ it. We aim to establish a ‘variable-sharing’ result for Classical Core ... 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


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


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