Aristotle on the reducibility of all valid syllogistic moods to the two universal moods of the first figure (APrA7, 29b1–25) [Book Review]
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
History and Philosophy of Logic 25 (1):73-78 (2004)
In Prior Analytics A7 Aristotle points out that all valid syllogistic moods of the second and third figures as well as the two particular moods of the first figure can be reduced to the two universal first-figure moods Barbara and Celarent. As far as the third figure is concerned, it is argued that Aristotle does not want to say, as the transmitted text suggests, that only those two valid moods of this figure whose premisses are both universal statements are directly reducible to Barbara and Celarent, but rather that it is those four valid moods of this figure whose respective minor premisses are universal statements of which this is true. It is shown that in order to carry this sense the transmitted text has to be corrected by inserting just one word, which seems to have dropped out
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
S. Kamjński (1958). On the Number of Concluding Syllogistic Moods. Studia Logica 8 (1):176-176.
Laura Sizer (2006). What Feelings Can't Do. Mind and Language 21 (1):108-135.
Hubert L. Dreyfus & Sean D. Kelly, Notes on Embodiment in Homer: Reading Homer on Moods and Action in the Light of Heidegger and Merleau-Ponty.
Carolyn Price (2006). Affect Without Object: Moods and Objectless Emotions. European Journal of Analytic Philosophy 2 (1):49-68.
Laura Sizer (2000). Towards a Computational Theory of Mood. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 51 (4):743-770.
Craig Stephen Delancey (2006). Basic Moods. Philosophical Psychology 19 (4):527-538.
Paul E. Griffiths (1989). Folk, Functional and Neurochemical Aspects of Mood. Philosophical Psychology 2 (1):17-32.
M. Siemer (2009). Mood Experience: Implications of a Dispositional Theory of Moods. Emotion Review 1 (3):256-263.
Tanja Staehler (2007). How is a Phenomenology of Fundamental Moods Possible? International Journal of Philosophical Studies 15 (3):415 – 433.
Charles J. Kelly (2002). S4 and Aristotle on Three Syllogisms with Contingent Premisses. Journal of Philosophical Research 27:405-431.
Added to index2010-08-10
Total downloads21 ( #186,684 of 1,911,917 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #459,829 of 1,911,917 )
How can I increase my downloads?