Logic: Volume 1

Logic: Volume 1 : Or, the Morphology of Knowledge

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After more than a decade teaching ancient Greek history and philosophy at University College, Oxford, British philosopher and political theorist Bernard Bosanquet (1848-1923) resigned from his post to spend more time writing. He was particularly interested in contemporary social theory, and was involved with the Charity Organisation Society and the London Ethical Society. Much of his work focused on the place of logic in philosophy, especially its role in metaphysical thought - the area where he is considered to have made his most important intellectual contributions. In 1888 he published this two-volume study of logic, addressing a variety of questions relating to logic, and drawing from the work of Hegel (1770-1831) in his examination. In Volume 1, Bosanquet considers the question of knowledge, what the act of naming implies, and judgment and measurement, which he considered to be integral to logic and consciousness.show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1139136461
  • 9781139136464

Table of contents

Preface; Introduction; Book I. The Judgment: 1. Of judgment and judgment-forms in general; 2. Quality and comparison; 3. Quantity and proportion; 4. Measurement (continued) - abstract quantity; 5. Singular and universal judgment; 6. Universal judgment (continued); 7. Negation, opposition, and conversion; 8. Disjunction and the statement of chances; 9. Modality.show more