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The Square of Opposition: A Cornerstone of Thought

Birkhäuser

Part of the book series: Studies in Universal Logic (SUL)

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Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Expansions and Variations of the Square

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 251-251
    2. From the Square to Octahedra

      • José David García-Cruz
      Pages 253-272
  2. Applications of the Square

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 305-305
    2. The Ontological Modal Collapse as a Collapse of the Square of Opposition

      • Christoph Benzmüller, Bruno Woltzenlogel Paleo
      Pages 307-313

About this book

This is a collection of new investigations and discoveries on the theory of opposition (square, hexagon, octagon, polyhedra of opposition) by the best specialists from all over the world.  

The papers range from historical considerations to new mathematical developments of the theory of opposition including applications to theology, theory of argumentation and metalogic.

Keywords

  • Square of Opposition
  • Hexagon of Opposition
  • Visual Reasoning
  • Modal logic
  • Paraconsistent logic

Editors and Affiliations

  • Research Council, University of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Jean-Yves Béziau

  • Faculty of Philosophy, Pontifical Lateran University, Rome, Italy

    Gianfranco Basti

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eBook USD 79.99
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