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Introduction to the Basic Concepts and Problems of Modern Logic

  • Authors
  • G. Hasenjaeger

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-8
  2. G. Hasenjaeger
    Pages 9-26
  3. G. Hasenjaeger
    Pages 27-46
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    Pages 47-65
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    Pages 66-86
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    Pages 87-108
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  9. G. Hasenjaeger
    Pages 137-169
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 170-180

About this book

Introduction

The field of modern logic is too extensive to be worked through by open­ cast mining. To open it up, we need to sink shafts and construct adits. This is the method of most text books: a systematic exposition of a number of main topics, supplemented by exercises to teach skill in the appurtenant techniques, lays a secure foundation for subsequent dis­ cussion of selected questions. Compared with this, the present treatment is more like a network of exploratory drillings to show that it would be worthwhile to start mining operations, or to work the existing shafts and adits, as the case may be. Within this metaphor we may also describe the inherent weakness of this conception: once a cavity is pierced, the duct's capacity will in general not be sufficient to carry away the discovered riches. But whether we are concerned with a new or an already worked mine - at any rate, the experience should stimulate us into either reviving an existing system of shafts or even, in particularly fortunate cases, designing a new ap­ proach.

Keywords

logic

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-3120-2
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1972
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-3122-6
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-3120-2
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