The place of syllogistic in logical theory

Clark, Michael (1980) The place of syllogistic in logical theory. University of Nottingham monographs in the humanities, 1 . Nottingham University Press, Nottingham. ISBN 0900592590

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Chapter 1 presents BS, a basic syllogistic system based on Aristotle's logic, in natural deduction form. Chapters 2 and 3 treat the metatheory of BS: consitency, soundness, independence, and completeness. (We show how Aristotle's attempt to show his logic was complete anticipates modern Henkin-style completeness proofs.) Chapter 4 and 5 deal with syllogistic and, in turn, propositional and predicate logic, chapter 6 is on existential import, chapter 7 on subject and predicate and chapter 8 on classes. Chapter 9 adds negative variables to BS, and proves its soundness and completeness.

Item Type:Book
Uncontrolled Keywords:Syllogism, Logic, Proposition, Predicate
Schools/Departments:Faculty of Arts > School of Humanities > Department of Philosophy
ID Code:1547
Deposited By:Clark, Professor Michael
Deposited On:27 Oct 2011 17:12
Last Modified:27 Oct 2011 17:12

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