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Studies in Universal Logic

The Square of Opposition: A Cornerstone of Thought

Editors: Beziau, Jean-Yves, Basti, Gianfranco (Eds.)

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This is a collection of new investigations and discoveries on the theory of opposition (square, hexagon, octagon, polyhedra of opposition) by the best specialists from all over the world.  

The papers range from historical considerations to new mathematical developments of the theory of opposition including applications to theology, theory of argumentation and metalogic.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • The Square of Opposition: A Cornerstone of Thought

    Béziau, Jean-Yves (et al.)

    Pages 3-12

  • Welcome Address to the Participants of the IV International Congress on: The Square of Opposition Vatican City, PUL, May 5–9, 2014

    Covolo, Monsignor Enrico Dal

    Pages 13-17

  • The Proto-exposition of Aristotelian Categorical Logic

    Correia, Manuel

    Pages 21-34

  • The Modal Octagon and John Buridan’s Modal Ontology

    Johnston, Spencer

    Pages 35-52

  • From Aristotle’s Square of Opposition to the “Tri-unity’s Concordance”: Cusanus’ Non-classical Reasoning

    Drago, Antonino

    Pages 53-78

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Square of Opposition: A Cornerstone of Thought
Editors
  • Jean-Yves Beziau
  • Gianfranco Basti
Series Title
Studies in Universal Logic
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Birkhäuser Basel
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-45062-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-45062-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-45061-2
Series ISSN
2297-0282
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 337
Number of Illustrations and Tables
51 b/w illustrations, 74 illustrations in colour
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