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The Square of Opposition: Past, Present, and Future

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The Exoteric Square of Opposition

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We first explain the origin and development of the theory of opposition, its generalization to many concepts, and figures of opposition, particularly the hexagon of opposition. We also survey the organization of a series of events on the topic since 2007 in Montreux. We then talk in details about the sixth edition of the world congress on the square emphasizing the fact that it was organized at the Orthodox Academy of Crete. In the third part, we discuss the bright future of the theory.

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Acknowledgments

We thank all the participants of SQUARE 2018 and all people who helped to organize it. Special thanks to Dr. Antonis Kalogerakis, responsible for the local organization of the event at the OAC, and Dr. Konstantinos Zorbas, general director of the Orthodox Academy of Crete.

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Beziau, JY., Vandoulakis, I. (2022). The Square of Opposition: Past, Present, and Future. In: Beziau, JY., Vandoulakis, I. (eds) The Exoteric Square of Opposition. Studies in Universal Logic. Birkhäuser, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-90823-2_1

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