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Studies in Universal Logic
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Logical Skills

Social-Historical Perspectives

Editors: Rosental, Claude, Brumberg-Chaumont, Julie (Eds.)

  • Comprehensively examines two opposing conceptions of logical skills, allowing readers to approach logic from a new interdisciplinary, non-reductionist perspective
  • Employs an interdisciplinary approach to explore the social and political issues raised by logic over the course of history
  • Utilizes a clear and engaging style to present a socio-historical examination of logical skills that is accessible to students, researchers, and academics alike
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About this book

This contributed volume explores the ways logical skills have been perceived over the course of history. The authors approach the topic from the lenses of philosophy, anthropology, sociology, and history to examine two opposing perceptions of logic: the first as an innate human ability and the second as a skill that can be learned and mastered. Chapters focus on the social and political dynamics of the use of logic throughout history, utilizing case studies and critical analyses.
Specific topics covered include:

  • the rise of logical skills
  • problems concerning medieval notions of idiocy and rationality
  • decolonizing natural logic
  • natural logic and the course of time

Logical Skills: Social-Historical Perspectives will appeal to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as researchers in the fields of history, sociology, philosophy, and logic. Psychology and colonial studies scholars will also find this volume to be of particular interest.

About the authors

Claude Rosental, Research Professor - Sociology, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)Julie Brumberg-Chaumont, Research Scholar - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

Buy this book

eBook 85,59 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: January 11, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-58446-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover 103,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Logical Skills
Book Subtitle
Social-Historical Perspectives
Editors
  • Claude Rosental
  • Julie Brumberg-Chaumont
Series Title
Studies in Universal Logic
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Birkhäuser Basel
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-58446-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-58446-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-58445-0
Series ISSN
2297-0282
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 200
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