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Logic from a rhetorical point of view

Witold. Marciszewski

1994

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  • Title:
    Logic from a rhetorical point of view
  • Author: Witold. Marciszewski
  • Description: ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Chapter One: On the Rhetorical Point of View""; ""1. Why rhetoric declined, and what remained of it""; ""2. Descartes, Leibniz and Pascal facing a crisis in logic""; ""Chapter Two: Mind-Philosophical Logic as a Theory of Intelligence""; ""1. A terminological introduction""; ""2. A case study and methodological comments""; ""3. Conceptual potential and conceptual engineering""; ""Chapter Three: Formalized versus Intuitive Arguments. The Historical Background""; ""1. On how geometry and algebra influenced logic""
    ""2. The Renaissance reformism and intuitionism in logic""""3. Leibniz on the mechanization of arguments""; ""Chapter Four: Towards the Logic of General Names""; ""1. From syllogistic to the calculus of classes""; ""2. The existential import of general names""; ""3. What names stand for: an exercise in Plato""; ""Chapter Five: The Truth-Functional Calculus and the Ordinary Use of Connectives""; ""1. The functional approach to logic""; ""2. The truth-functional analysis of denial and conjunction""; ""3. The truth-functional analysis of disjunction""
    ""4. The truth-functional analysis of conditionals""""Chapter Six: The Predicate Calculus""; ""1. Subject, predicate, quantifiers""; ""2. Quantification rules, interpretation, formal systems""; ""3. Predicate logic compared with natural logic""; ""Chapter Seven: Reasoning, Logic, and Intelligence""; ""1. Does a logical theory improve natural intelligence?""; ""2. The internal logical code in human bodies""; ""3. The problem of generalization in the internal code""; ""4. What intelligent generalization depends on""; ""5. The role of a theory for intelligent generalization""
    ""6. Logic and geography of mind: mental kinds of reasoning""""7. Formal (�blind�) reasoning and artificial intelligence""; ""Chapter Eight: Defining, Logic, and Intelligence""; ""1. The ostension procedure as a paradigm of definition""; ""2. Normal definitions of predicates and names""; ""3. The holistic doctrine of definition""; ""4. Implicit definitions and conclusive conceptualization""; ""Chapter Nine: Symbolic Logic and Objectual Reasoning. Case Studies""; ""1. On the case study method""; ""2. Cicero�s reasoning in the light of symbolic logic""
    ""3. Martha�s objectual reasoning matched by symbolic logic""""4. Aspasia�s argument confronted with predicate logic""; ""Chapter Ten: Implicit Definitions and Conceptual Networks. Case Studies""; ""1. A connectivist approach""; ""2. The contrastive background: a definition for computers""; ""3. The case of a definition in the food market""; ""4. The case of nonexistent Geist and similar cases""; ""The Postscript as a Book-Network Interface Material versus Formal Arguments""; ""References""; ""Index of Names""; ""Index of Subjects""; ""Extended Table of Contents""
  • Publication Date: 1994
  • Publisher: Berlin ; New York : W. de Gruyter
  • Format: 1 online resource (332 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 3-11-088662-6
  • Subjects: Logic; Reasoning; Rhetoric -- Philosophy; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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