Australasian Philosophical Review 1 (3):291-297 (2017)

Petter Sandstad
University of Reading
I present three critical points against G.E.R. Lloyd's ‘The Fortunes of Analogy’. First, I argue that Lloyd unduly criticises Aristotle's view of analogies. Second, I argue that Lloyd needs to discuss the means of limiting the semantic stretch of terms, for instance through the distinction between fiat and bona fide boundaries. Third, I point out some terminological issues in Lloyd's account, especially concerning the applicability of validity, soundness, and fallaciousness to analogies.
Keywords G.E.R. Lloyd  Analogy  Aristotle  Semantic Stretch  Valid analogies  Fallacious analogies
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DOI 10.1080/24740500.2017.1379875
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