Logic: A History of its Central Concepts by Dov M. Gabbay

Logic: A History of its Central Concepts

byDov M. Gabbay, Dov M. Gabbay, Francis Jeffry Pelletier...

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The Handbook of the History of Logic is a multi-volume research instrument that brings to the development of logic the best in modern techniques of historical and interpretative scholarship. It is the first work in English in which the history of logic is presented so extensively. The volumes are numerous and large. Authors have been given considerable latitude to produce chapters of a length, and a level of detail, that would lay fair claim on the ambitions of the project to be a definitive research work. Authors have been carefully selected with this aim in mind. They and the Editors join in the conviction that a knowledge of the history of logic is nothing but beneficial to the subject's present-day research programmes. One of the attractions of the Handbook's several volumes is the emphasis they give to the enduring relevance of developments in logic throughout the ages, including some of the earliest manifestations of the subject.

  • Covers in depth the notion of logical consequence
  • Discusses the central concept in logic of modality
  • Includes the use of diagrams in logical reasoning

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Title:Logic: A History of its Central ConceptsFormat:OtherDimensions:708 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 31, 2012Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080931707

ISBN - 13:9780080931708

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Table of Contents

1. History of the Consequence Relation,by Greg Restall and Conrad Asmus2. A History of the Quantification,by Daniel Bonevac3. A Brief History of Negation,by J. L. Speranza and Laurence R. Horn4. A History of the Connectives,by Daniel Bonevac and Josh Dever5. History of Truth-Values,by Jean-Yves Béziau6. Traditions of Modalities,by Simo Knuuttila7. Natural Deduction,by Jeff Pelletier and Allen Hazen8. History of Connexivity,by Storrs McCall9. History of Types,by Fairouz Kamareddine, Twan Laan and Rob Nederpelt10. History of the Fallacies,by John Woods11. History of Logic-Diagrams,by Amirouche Moktefi and Sun-Joo Shin