2008

Extensionalism

The Revolution in Logic

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-8167-5 (Print) 978-1-4020-8168-2 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. Preliminary Notes

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      Pages 3-13

      Outline of Preliminary Notes

  3. Setting the Scene: Some Notes on the Pre-history of Logic

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      Pages 17-22

      The Mother of All Conflations: Parmenides' Proof

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      Pages 23-29

      Early Disagreements Concerning the Power of Proofs: The Uses and Misuses of Dialogues

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      Pages 31-36

      The Sophists' Challenge

  4. Aristotle's Logic: The Rise of Essentialism

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      Pages 39-47

      The Beginning is the Term

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      Pages 49-60

      Chimera in the Dusk: Essentialism

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      Pages 61-64

      Semantics is not Ontology

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      Pages 65-69

      The Mother of All Matrices, or, How Terms Spawn Definitions and Syllogisms

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      Pages 71-75

      The Conflation of the Source with the True, Good and Beautiful (Source)

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      Pages 77-81

      Induction as Spell-Casting

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      Pages 83-90

      The Birth of Induction from Sea Foam

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      Pages 91-94

      Taxonomy of Reality by Syllogism

  5. Essentialism Besieged

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      Pages 97-102

      Ad Hominem Logic: Logic between Aristotle and Boole

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      Pages 103-108

      The Neglect of Judgment

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      Pages 109-114

      Leibniz as Aristotle and Boole Conflated

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      Pages 115-120

      Why Transcendental Logic is no Logic at All

  6. The Fall of Essentialism

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      Pages 123-127

      Extensionalism as Exorcism

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      Pages 129-135

      Mathematical Logic: An Oxymoron

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      Pages 137-142

      The Last Step

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 143-171