Post-Fregean logicians tend to ignore the traditional logic of Aristotle and the Scholastics, while in recent years, following the lead of Fred Sommers, the viability of a renewed logic of terms has been shown. This new term logic surpasses todayas standard logic in simplicity and naturalness. The book (including two chapters by Sommers) exhibits how such a logic can shed light on a variety of challenges that face any system of formal logic.Comment. P.F. Strawson and Gilbert Ryle, the leading figures of Oxford philosophy in the 20th century, shared a ... style, complained that Rylea#39;s category mistakes are best regarded as simply false (aand false by meaning if one likesa). ... previously unpublished essay appears here with permission from Fred Sommers.
|Title||:||Exploring Topics in the History and Philosophy of Logic|
|Publisher||:||Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG - 2015-09-14|