Aristotle's Prior Analytics book I: Translated with an introduction and commentary

Aristotle's Prior Analytics book I: Translated with an introduction and commentary

by Gisela Striker
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0199250405

ISBN-13: 9780199250400

Pub. Date: 07/26/2009

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Aristotle's Prior Analytics marks the beginning of formal logic. For Aristotle himself, this meant the discovery of a general theory of valid deductive argument, a project that he had described as either impossible or impracticable, probably not very long before he actually came up with syllogistic reasoning. A syllogism is the inferring of one proposition from two

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Aristotle's Prior Analytics marks the beginning of formal logic. For Aristotle himself, this meant the discovery of a general theory of valid deductive argument, a project that he had described as either impossible or impracticable, probably not very long before he actually came up with syllogistic reasoning. A syllogism is the inferring of one proposition from two others of a particular form, and it is the subject of the Prior Analytics. The first book, to which this volume is devoted, offers a fairly coherent presentation of Aristotle's logic as a general theory of deductive argument.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199250400
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/26/2009
Series:
Clarendon Aristotle Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Translation
2. Commentary

Notes on the Text
Bibliography
Glossary
Index of Passages Cited
General Index
INTRODUCTION
1. TRANSLATION
2. COMMENTARY
NOTES ON THE TEXT
BIBLIOGRAPHY
GLOSSARY
INDEX OF PASSAGES CITED
GENERAL INDEX

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