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Something to reckon with the logic of terms

Englebretsen, George.

Ottawa, Ont. : University of Ottawa Press c1996

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  • Title:
    Something to reckon with the logic of terms
  • Author/Creator: Englebretsen, George.
  • Publisher: Ottawa, Ont. : University of Ottawa Press
  • Creation Date: c1996
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (310 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-267) and index.
  • Subjects: Language and logic; Logic, Symbolic and mathematical
  • Description: By delving into the history and envelopment of logic from its beginnings to the modern era, George Englebretsen rehabilitates term logic and demonstrates that an enhanced traditional logic remains a viable possibility. Taking inspiration from Fred Sommers' work, he creates an updated and fascinating version of term logic; one he believes to be just as legitimate as, and in ways superior to, the currently predominant mathematical logic.
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-267) and index.
  • Contents: Contents; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; What Is a Logical Constant?; The Problem of Sentential Unity; Notes; PART I; Chapter One: The Good Old Days of the Bad Old Logic (or, Adam's Fall); Chapter Two: A Modern Success Story (or, Frege to the Rescue); PART II; Chapter Three: Coming to Terms with Sommers; Chapter Four: It All Adds Up; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index of Names; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W
  • OCLC Number: 742332963
    180704089
  • Identifier: ISBN0-7766-1692-7