The Square of Opposition: A Cornerstone of Thought

  • Jean-Yves Béziau
  • Gianfranco Basti

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

Table of contents

  1. Expansions and Variations of the Square

  2. Applications of the Square

About this book

Introduction

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

  • Jean-Yves Béziau
    • 1
  • Gianfranco Basti
    • 2
  1. 1.Research CouncilUniversity of BrazilRio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.Faculty of PhilosophyPontifical Lateran UniversityRomeItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-45062-9
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Birkhäuser, Cham
  • eBook Packages Mathematics and Statistics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-45061-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-45062-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2297-0282
  • Series Online ISSN 2297-0290
  • About this book