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Aristotle on Bad Arguments - Leeds 4-5th July

Here is the the context for and detailed programme of the workshop on “Aristotle on Bad Arguments”, to be held at the IDEA CETL, University of Leeds, 4-5th July, 2014.

Philosophy

Syllogism: An Introduction

Officially, the bases of logic were laid by Ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle. In his work on deductive reasoning, the Prior Analytics, he defines a  797 more words

Introduction

Humanity and me

“The syllogism he had learnt from Kiesewetter’s Logic: “Caius is a man, men are mortal, therefore Caius is mortal,” had always seemed to him correct as applied to Caius, but certainly not as applied to himself.  

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