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Mediaeval and Renaissance Logic

Mediaeval and Renaissance Logic Book
Author : Dov M. Gabbay,John Woods
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2008-03-14
ISBN : 9780080560854
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

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

Medieval and Renaissance Humanism

Medieval and Renaissance Humanism Book
Author : Stephen Gersh,Bert Roest
Publisher : BRILL
Release : 2003-01-01
ISBN : 9789004132740
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This collection of essays explores in an innovative way the humanist aspects of medieval and post-medieval intellectual life and their multifarious appropriation during the early modern and modern period.

Medieval Formal Logic

Medieval Formal Logic Book
Author : Mikko Yrjonsuuri,Mikko Yrjönsuuri
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2001
ISBN : 9780792366744
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Central topics in medieval logic are here treated in a way that is congenial to the modern reader, without compromising historical reliability. The achievements of medieval logic are made available to a wider philosophical public then the medievalists themselves. The three genres of logica moderna arising in a later Middle Ages are covered: obligations, insolubles and consequences - the first time these have been treated in such a unified way. The articles on obligations look at the role of logical consistence in medieval disputation techniques. Those on insolubles concentrate on medieval solutions to the Liar Paradox. There is also a systematic account of how medieval authors described the logical content of an inference, and how they thought that the validity of an inference could be guaranteed.

Medievalia Et Humanistica

Medievalia Et Humanistica Book
Author : Reinhold F. Glei,Wolfgang Polleichtner,Nina Tomaszewski
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release : 2012-12-19
ISBN : 144222052X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Since its founding in 1943, Medievalia et Humanistica has won worldwide recognition as the first scholarly publication in America to devote itself entirely to medieval and Renaissance studies. Volume 38 showcases a broad range of medieval scholarship, including five original articles, one review article, and seven review notices.

Logic and Language in the Middle Ages

Logic and Language in the Middle Ages Book
Author : N.A
Publisher : BRILL
Release : 2012-10-19
ISBN : 9004242139
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

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.

Late Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy

Late Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy Book
Author : Frederick Copleston
Publisher : A&C Black
Release : 2003-01-01
ISBN : 9780826468970
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

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.

Greek Indian and Arabic Logic

Greek  Indian and Arabic Logic Book
Author : Dov M. Gabbay,John Woods
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2004-02-06
ISBN : 9780080532868
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Greek, Indian and Arabic Logic marks the initial appearance of the multi-volume Handbook of the History of Logic. Additional volumes will be published when ready, rather than in strict chronological order. Soon to appear are The Rise of Modern Logic: From Leibniz to Frege. Also in preparation are Logic From Russell to Gödel, Logic and the Modalities in the Twentieth Century, and The Many-Valued and Non-Monotonic Turn in Logic. Further volumes will follow, including Mediaeval and Renaissance Logic and Logic: A History of its Central. In designing the Handbook of the History of Logic, the Editors have taken the view that the history of logic holds more than an antiquarian interest, and that a knowledge of logic's rich and sophisticated development is, in various respects, relevant to the research programmes of the present day. Ancient logic is no exception. The present volume attests to the distant origins of some of modern logic's most important features, such as can be found in the claim by the authors of the chapter on Aristotle's early logic that, from its infancy, the theory of the syllogism is an example of an intuitionistic, non-monotonic, relevantly paraconsistent logic. Similarly, in addition to its comparative earliness, what is striking about the best of the Megarian and Stoic traditions is their sophistication and originality. Logic is an indispensably important pivot of the Western intellectual tradition. But, as the chapters on Indian and Arabic logic make clear, logic's parentage extends more widely than any direct line from the Greek city states. It is hardly surprising, therefore, that for centuries logic has been an unfetteredly international enterprise, whose research programmes reach to every corner of the learned world. Like its companion volumes, Greek, Indian and Arabic Logic is the result of a design that gives to its distinguished authors as much space as would be needed to produce highly authoritative chapters, rich in detail and interpretative reach. The aim of the Editors is to have placed before the relevant intellectual communities a research tool of indispensable value. Together with the other volumes, Greek, Indian and Arabic Logic, will be essential reading for everyone with a curiosity about logic's long development, especially researchers, graduate and senior undergraduate students in logic in all its forms, argumentation theory, AI and computer science, cognitive psychology and neuroscience, linguistics, forensics, philosophy and the history of philosophy, and the history of ideas.

Glosses and Commentaries on Aristotelian Logical Texts

Glosses and Commentaries on Aristotelian Logical Texts Book
Author : Charles S. F. Burnett
Publisher : Warburg Institute
Release : 1993
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Considers the literary genres in which logical texts were written in the post-classical period. Articles describe the kinds of texts that were written and the implications for educational practices, as well as the continuities and developments between one language culture and another."

Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Literature

Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Literature Book
Author : C. S. Lewis
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 1998
ISBN : 9780521645843
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

An invaluable collection for those who read and love Lewis and medieval and Renaissance literature.

Marriage Dowry and Citizenship in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy

Marriage  Dowry  and Citizenship in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy Book
Author : Julius Kirshner
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Release : 2015-02-26
ISBN : 1442664525
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Through his research on the status of women in Florence and other Italian cities, Julius Kirshner helped to establish the socio-legal history of women in late medieval and Renaissance Italy and challenge the idea that Florentine women had an inferior legal position and civic status. In Marriage, Dowry, and Citizenship in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy, Kirshner collects nine important essays which address these issues in Florence and the cities of northern and central Italy. Using a cross-disciplinary approach that draws on the methodologies of both social and legal history, the essays in this collection present a wealth of examples of daughters, wives, and widows acting as full-fledged social and legal actors. Revised and updated to reflect current scholarship, the essays in Marriage, Dowry, and Citizenship in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy appear alongside an extended introduction which situates them within the broader field of Renaissance legal history.