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The Resource Extensionalism : the revolution in Logic, by Nimrod Bar-Am, (electronic book)

Extensionalism : the revolution in Logic, by Nimrod Bar-Am, (electronic book)

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Extensionalism : the revolution in Logic
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Extensionalism
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the revolution in Logic
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by Nimrod Bar-Am
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eng
Summary
This vivid and thought-provoking book by the Israeli logician Nimrod Bar-Am impels one to rethink the place of logic in Western thought. It shows that the history of logic from Aristotle to Tarski is the history of the gradual undoing of the classic conflation of logic and empirical science. It sets tomorrowa (TM)s agenda for philosophers and historians of logic and scientific method by taking as its starting point the mere fact that, curiously, ancient logic is not as formal as current literature presents it. Rather, as Bar-Am explains, modern formal logic became possible only after a series
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  • Logic
  • Philosophy (General)
  • Science
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Extensionalism : the revolution in Logic, by Nimrod Bar-Am, (electronic book)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-163) and indexes
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Contents
pt. 1. Preliminary notes -- pt. 2. Setting the scene : some notes on the pre-history of logic -- pt. 3. Aristotle's logic : the rise of essentialism -- pt. 4. Essential besieged -- pt. 5. The fall of essentialism
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9781402081682
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Label
Extensionalism : the revolution in Logic, by Nimrod Bar-Am, (electronic book)
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-163) and indexes
Color
not applicable
Contents
pt. 1. Preliminary notes -- pt. 2. Setting the scene : some notes on the pre-history of logic -- pt. 3. Aristotle's logic : the rise of essentialism -- pt. 4. Essential besieged -- pt. 5. The fall of essentialism
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Isbn
9781402081682
Level of compression
uncompressed
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote

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