Aristotle’s Logic and the Quest for the Quantification of the Predicate
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This paper examines the quest for the quantification of the predicate, as discussed by W.S. Jevons, and relates it to the discussion about universals and particulars between Plato and Aristotle. We conclude that the quest for the quantification of the predicate can only be achieved by stripping the syllogism from its metaphysical heritage.
KeywordsLogic Quantification of the predicate Aristotle Syllogism Jevons
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