Aristotle’s Logic and the Quest for the Quantification of the Predicate

Foundations of Science 13 (3-4):195-198 (2008)
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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.



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