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Aristotles Modal Logic: Essence and Entailment in the Organon Richard Patterson

Aristotles Modal Logic: Essence and Entailment in the Organon

Richard Patterson

Published August 22nd 2002
ISBN : 9780521522335
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304 pages
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Aristotles Modal Logic presents a radically new interpretation of Aristotles logic by arguing that a proper understanding of the system depends on an appreciation of its connection to the metaphysics. Patterson establishes that there is aMoreAristotles Modal Logic presents a radically new interpretation of Aristotles logic by arguing that a proper understanding of the system depends on an appreciation of its connection to the metaphysics. Patterson establishes that there is a fundamental connection between Aristotles logic of possibility and necessity, and his metaphysics- that this connection extends far beyond the widely recognized tie to scientific demonstration and relates to the more basic distinction between the essential and accidental properties of a subject.