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Ramon Llull’s Ars Magna

  • Thessa JensenEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10671)

Abstract

The Ars Magna of Ramon Llull must be seen as one of the first attempts to formalize language, thought processes, and creating a basis for rational discussions. It consists of so-called principles, concepts, which are defined and combined through the use of four main figures. These are explained and an example of their application is given. Llull’s contribution and influences are shown and traced through history. Finally, an overview is given of computer science related fields in which Llull’s ideas have had or could have had valid contributions.

Keywords

Ramon Llull Ars Magna Conceptual systems 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Aalborg UniversityAalborgDenmark

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