Aristotle's Modal Logic: Essence and Entailment in the Organon

Aristotle's Modal Logic: Essence and Entailment in the Organon

by Richard Patterson

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Overview

This 1995 book argues that a proper understanding of Aristotle's modal logic requires an appreciation of its connection to the metaphysics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521522335
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/22/2002
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The Basic Modal Proposition; 3. Syllogisms with Two Necessity Premises; 4. Mixed syllogisms: One Assertoric and One Necessity Premise; 5. Two-way possibilities: some basic preliminaries; 6. Two-way possibility syllogisms; 7. Aristotle's perfect syllogisms; 8. Principles of construction.

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