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Answer by Mauro ALLEGRANZA for Reference request for the definition of logic

According to Aristote, Prior An., 24a10-24a15: "First we must state the subject of the enquiry and what it is about: the subject is demonstration (ἀπόδειξιν), and it is about demonstrative...

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Answer by Bumble for Reference request for the definition of logic

The word 'logic' is used in different senses depending on context, and arguably it has shifted in meaning over time. Historically, logic is concerned with rational belief and inference. It is the study...

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Reference request for the definition of logic

I am looking for philosophical texts on the question of what the definition of logic is or should be. I am pretty sure many logicians and philosophers have written about that philosophical topic. I...

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Answer by Julio Di Egidio for Reference request for the definition of logic

A book that explains what Logic is is P.F. Strawson, Introduction to Logical Theory. The first chapter is devoted to the problem of what Logic and doing Logic is; then there are several chapters...

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