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Aristotle's Modal Logic von Richard Patterson

aristotle s modal logic patterson richard

Aristotle's modal syllogistic differs significantly from modern modal logic. Richard Patterson develops three striking theses in the book. The predicables introduce a distinction between essential and nonessential predication. Two-way possibility: some basic preliminaries -- Ch. In contrast, the categories distinguish between substantial and nonsubstantial predication. Among the contributors are outstanding figures in philosophy and the exact sciences in their own right, including Herbert Feigl, R. This paper contained the disjunctive reading of particular affirmative apodeictic propositions, which I still favour.

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aristotle s modal logic patterson richard

First, there is a fundamental connection between Aristotle's logic of possibility and necessity and his metaphysics, a connection extending far beyond the widely recognized tie to scientific demonstration and relating to the more basic distinction between the essential and accidental properties of a subject. Third, once one has grasped the nature of the relationship, one can better understand certain genuine difficulties in the system of logic and also appreciate its strengths in terms of the purposes for which it was created. Plato's celebrated tripartite soul of the Republic provides a psychological underpinning for these observations about the festival crowd, and in particu- lar the distinction between the agonistes -- the competitor hunting victory and fame -- and the philosophical seeker after truth. Aristotle's Modal Logic presents a very new interpretation of Aristotle's logic by arguing that a proper understanding of the system depends on an appreciation of its connection to the metaphysics. The E-mail message field is required. Nortmann developed an ingenious de dicto analysis. Richard Patterson develops three striking theses in the book.

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Aristotle's Modal Logic von Richard Patterson

aristotle s modal logic patterson richard

Johnson presented for the first time a formal semantics adequate to a de re reading of the apodeictic syllogistic; this was based on a simple intuition linking the modal syllogistic to Aristotelian metaphysics. The essays are a tribute to his unceasing and uncompromising quest, not for final certainty, but for closer truth and increased clarity. I find the book valuable in working through the texts and modern interpretations of Aristotle's modal syllogistic. First, there is a fundamental connection between Aristotle's logic of possibility and necessity, and his metaphysics, and that this connection extends far beyond the widely recognised tie to scientific demonstration and relates to the more basic distinction between the essential. Aristotle's Modal Logic, first published in 1995, presents an interpretation of Aristotle's logic by arguing that a proper understanding of the system depends on an appreciation of its connection to the metaphysics.

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aristotle s modal logic patterson richard

Aristotle's Modal Logic presents a very new interpretation of Aristotle's logic by arguing that a proper understanding of the system depends on an appreciation of its connection to the metaphysics. Two-way possibility syllogisms -- Ch. It is argued here that this way of framing the contrast is not Aristotelian, and that an interpretation involving modal copulae. Second, Aristotle's views on modal logic depend in very significant ways on his metaphysics without entailing any sacrifice in rigour. I began publishing on the topic in 1991. While it acknowledges some limitations of this reconstruction, Aristotle's Modal Syllogistic brims with bold ideas, richly supported by close readings of the Greek texts. Author by : Patrick H.

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Aristotle's Modal Logic by Richard Patterson (ebook)

aristotle s modal logic patterson richard

The paper's ideas lay dormant till 1989, when I read Johnson's and Patterson's initial articles. Second, Aristotle's views on modal logic depend in very significant ways on his metaphysics without entailing any sacrifice in rigour. Richard Patterson develops three striking theses in the book. Combining analytic rigor with keen sensitivity to historical context, Marko Malink makes clear that the modal syllogistic forms a consistent, integrated system of logic, one that is closely related to other areas of Aristotle's philosophy. Principles of construction -- Appendix: Categorical propositions and syllogisms. Huffman Enrique Hülsz Piccone D.

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Aristotle's modal logic : essence and entailment in the Organon (Book, 1995) [interrupciones.net]

aristotle s modal logic patterson richard

Malink considers the key to understanding the Aristotelian version to be the notion of predication discussed in the Topics--specifically, its theory of predicables definition, genus, differentia, proprium, and accident and the ten categories substance, quantity, quality, and so on. Second, Aristotle's views on modal logic depend in very significant ways on his metaphysics without entailing any sacrifice in rigour. Two-way possibilities: some basic preliminaries; 6. Third, once one has grasped the nature of the relationship, one can understand better certain genuine difficulties in the system of logic and appreciate its strengths in terms of the purposes for which it was created. Third, once one has grasped the nature of the relationship, one can understand better certain genuine difficulties in the system of logic and appreciate its strengths in terms of the purposes for which it was created.

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Aristotle's modal logic : essence and entailment in the Organon (Book, 1995) [interrupciones.net]

aristotle s modal logic patterson richard

First, there is a fundamental connection between Aristotle's logic of possibility and necessity, and his metaphysics, and that this connection extends far beyond the widely recognised tie to scientific demonstration and relates to the more basic distinction between the essential and accidental properties of a subject. The title of this volume then is, in a sense, an homage to Popper's critical rationalism and critical empiricism. Hutchinson Paul Kalligas Vassilis Karasmanis Aryeh Kosman Anthony A. Nadel on the philosophy of History. I find the book valuable in working through the texts and modern interpretations of Aristotle's modal syllogistic. The core position of this volume and its contributors is that the progress of knowledge is not a linear accumulation of definitive acquisitions but a zigzagging process in which counterexamples and unfavorable evidence ruin generalizations and prompt the invention of more comprehensive and sometimes deeper generalizations, to be criticized in their turn. First, there is a fundamental connection between Aristotle's logic of possibility and necessity, and his metaphysics, and that this connection extends far beyond the widely recognised tie to scientific demonstration and relates to the more basic distinction between the essential and accidental properties of a subject.

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Aristotle's modal logic : essence and entailment in the Organon (Book, 1995) [interrupciones.net]

aristotle s modal logic patterson richard

In the Prior Analytics he developed a complex system of modal syllogistic which, while influential, has been disputed since antiquity--and is today widely regarded as incoherent. Popper on his sixtieth birthday as a token of critical admiration and in recognition of his work. While Kahn's work reaches far beyond the Presocratics and. Syllogisms with Two Necessity Premises; 4. Second, although Aristotle's views on modal logic depend in very significant ways on his metaphysics, this does not entail any sacrifice in logical rigor. Elders, The Review of Metaphysics. Remarkably, in the 1990s several new lines of research have appeared, with series of original publications by Fred Johnson, Richard Patterson and Ulrich Nortmann.

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