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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

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


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Leila Haaparanta, editor
University of Tampere, Finland
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1 Introduction

Leila Haaparanta

2 Late Medieval Logic

Tuomo Aho, and Mikko Yrjönsuuri

3 Logic and Philosophy of Logic from Humanism to Kant

Mirella Capozzi, and Gino Roncaglia

9 The Development of Mathematical Logic from Russell to Tarski, 1900–1935

Paolo Mancosu, Richard Zach, and Calixto Badesa

12 Modal Logic from Kant to Possible Worlds Semantics

Tapio Korte, Ari Maunu, and Tuomo Aho

14. The Philosophy of Alternative Logics

Andrew Aberdein, and Stephen Read

16 Logic and Linguistics in the Twentieth Century

Alessandro Lenci, and Gabriel Sandu

18 Indian Logic

J. N. Mohanty, S. R. Saha, Amita Chatterjee, Tushar Kanti Sarkar, and Sibajiban Bhattacharyya

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