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The Development of Modern Logic
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The Development of Modern Logic

Leila Haaparanta


This book presents a history of modern logic from the Middle Ages through the end of the 20th century. In addition to a history of symbolic logic, the book also examines developments in the philosophy of logic and philosophical logic in modern times. The book begins with chapters on late medieval developments and logic and philosophy of logic from Humanism to Kant. The following chapters focus on the emergence of symbolic logic with special emphasis on the relations between logic and mathematics, on the one hand, and on logic and philosophy, on the other. This discussion is completed by a chap ... More

Keywords: modern logic, symbolic logic, medieval developments, Humanism, Kant, mathematical logic, modal logic, Indian logic

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195137316
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137316.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Leila Haaparanta, editor
University of Tampere, Finland
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