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Bolzano's Logical System
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Bolzano's Logical System

Ettore Casari

Abstract

A starting point of Bolzano’s logical reflection was the conviction that among truths there is a connection, according to which some truths are grounds of others, and these in turn are consequences of the former, and that such a connection is objective, i.e. subsisting independently of every cognitive activity of the subject. In the attempt to account for the distinction between subjective and objective levels of knowledge, Bolzano gradually gained the conviction that the reference of the subject to the object is mediated by a realm of entities without existence that, recalling the Stoic lectà ... More

Keywords: lectological, idea in itself, proposition in itself, subjective idea, judgement, epsilon-calculus

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198788294
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788294.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ettore Casari, author
Scuola Normale Superiore of PISA