The Lvov-Warsaw School. Past and Present

The Lvov-Warsaw School. Past and Present

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ISBN-13: 9783319654294
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 06/13/2018
Series: Studies in Universal Logic
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 815
Product dimensions: 6.61(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Twardowski’s School. The Period of Crystallization of LWS.-Introduction. The School: Its Geneses, Development and Significance.-Kazimierz Twardowski: a great teacher of great philosophers.-Jan Łukasiewicz: a creator of new ideas in logic and a reinterpreter of its history.-Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz:The Cognitive Role of Language.-Tadeusz CzeŜowski.-Tadeusz Kotarbinski: Socrates of Warsaw.-Zygmunt Zawirski’s life and scientific work.-Stanisław Leśniewski: Original and Uncompromising Logical Genius.-Izydora Dąmbska: the first lady of the twentieth century Polish philosophy.-Maria Kokoszyńska-Lutman.-Seweryna Łuszczewska-Romahnowa.-On existential dependence and independence in the world of thoughts and states ofaffairs.-The Biography of Józef I.M. Bocheński.-Jan Salamucha (1903-1944).-Part II. Warsaw School of Logic, its main Figures and Ideas. The Period of Prosperity.-Łukasiewicz and his followers in many-valued logic.-Tomorrow’s sea-battle and the beginning of temporal logic.-Leśniewski and Mereology.-Alfred Tarski (1901–1983).-Stanisław Jaśkowski: life and work.-Czesław Lejewski: Propagator of Lvov–Warsaw Ideas Abroad.-Adolf Lindenbaum, metric spaces and decompositions.-Andrzej Mostowski, a biograpical note.-Jerzy Słupecki (1904–1987).-Bolesław Sobociński. The Ace of the Second Generation of the LWS.-Many-Valued Logics in the Iberian Peninsula.-Ontology of logic and mathematics in Lvov-Warsaw School.-A view of revival of Mathematical Logic in Warsaw, 1945 -1975.-Andrzej Mostowski and the notion of a model.-All Quantifiers versus the Quantifier All.-Helena Rasiowa (1917-1994).-Andrzej Grzegorczyk, a logician par excellent.-Roman Suszko – logician and philosopher.- Backmatter

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