Prior Analytics

Prior Analytics

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The Prior Analytics is Aristotle's work on deductive reasoning, which is known as his syllogistic. Being one of the six extant Aristotelian writings on logic and scientific method, it is part of what later Peripatetics called the Organon. Modern work on Aristotle's logic builds on the tradition started in 1951 with the establishment by Jan Lukasiewicz of a revolutionary paradigm. Aristotle's Prior Analytics represents the first time in history when Logic is scientifically investigated. On those grounds alone, Aristotle could be considered the Father of Logic for as he himself says in Sophistical Refutations, ..". When it comes to this subject, it is not the case that part had been worked out before in advance and part had not; instead, nothing existed at all."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 134 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514326833
  • 9781514326831

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