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    The Paper World of Bernard Suits.Allan Bäck - 2008 - Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 35 (2):156-174.
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    The Way to Virtue in Sport.Allan Bäck - 2009 - Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 36 (2):217-237.
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    On Reduplication: Logical Theories of Qualification.Allan Bäck - 1996 - E.J. Brill.
    "On Reduplication is a study of the logical properties of reduplicative propositions, that is, of propositions having qualifications, like 'Christ "qua God is a ...
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  4. From Puzzles to Principles?: Essays on Aristotle's Dialectic.Allan Bäck, Robert Bolton, J. D. G. Evans, Michael Ferejohn, Eugene Garver, Lenn E. Goodman, Edward Halper, Martha Husain, Gareth Matthews & Robin Smith - 1999 - Lexington Books.
    Scholars of classical philosophy have long disputed whether Aristotle was a dialectical thinker. Most agree that Aristotle contrasts dialectical reasoning with demonstrative reasoning, where the former reasons from generally accepted opinions and the latter reasons from the true and primary. Starting with a grasp on truth, demonstration never relinquishes it. Starting with opinion, how could dialectical reasoning ever reach truth, much less the truth about first principles? Is dialectic then an exercise that reiterates the prejudices of one's times and at (...)
     
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    Sailing Through the Sea Battle.Allan Bäck - 1992 - Ancient Philosophy 12 (1):133-151.
  6. Scotus on the Consistency of the Incarnation and the Trinity.Allan Bäck - 1998 - Vivarium 36 (1):83-107.
    Medieval theologians discussed the logical structure of reduplicative propositions in the midst of their discussions of the Incarnation and the Trinity. Aquinas has the usual medieval analyzes of reduplicative propositions: the specificative and the strictly reduplicative. But neither analysis resolves successfully the problems of the consistency of the statements about God while avoiding making the Trinity or the Incarnation a merely accidental feature of Him. However, Scotus introduces another analysis: abstractive. I shall conclude that Scotus’s view of reduplication, one, if (...)
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    Towards A Western Philosophy of the Eastern Martial Arts.Allan Bäck & Daeshik Kim - 1979 - Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 6 (1):19-28.
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    How the Fallacy of Accident Got Its Name.Allan Bäck - 2015 - Vivarium 53 (2-4):142-169.
    _ Source: _Volume 53, Issue 2-4, pp 142 - 169 I offer an explanation of why the fallacy of “accident” is so called. By ‘accident’ here, Aristotle does not mean accidental predication but being _per accidens_. Understood in this way, the fallacy of accident can be analyzed in terms of the rules that Aristotle gives for being _per accidens_. The fallacy of accident lost the original justification for its name in the late Greek period. It became associated with accidental predication (...)
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    Avicenna's Theory of Supposition.Allan Bäck - 2013 - Vivarium 51 (1-4):81-115.
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    Pacifism and the Eastern Martial Arts.Allan Bäck & Daeshik Kim - 1982 - Philosophy East and West 32 (2):177-186.
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    Avicennas Hermeneutics.Allan Back - 2011 - Vivarium 49 (1-3):9-25.
    Like Plato, Aristotle uses dialectic to interpret and analyze ordinary discourse as well as to ascend to the first principles of philosophy and science. At the same time he says that it is intellect ( noûs ) that apprehends the first principle. With al-Fārābī and Avicenna (Ibn Sīnā), dialectic becomes relegated to dealing with ordinary language. For them demonstration in an ideal language from principles apprehended by the intellect suffices for the philosopher.
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    Aquinas on the Incarnation.Allan Bäck - 1982 - New Scholasticism 56 (2):127-145.
    IN THIS PAPER THE AUTHOR DEALS WITH AQUINAS’ SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM, WHETHER THE DOCTRINE OF THE INCARNATION IS CONSISTENT. HE FIRST SHOWS WHY THERE IS A PROBLEM OF CONSISTENCY WITH THIS DOCTRINE, GIVEN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN BELIEFS. HE THEN CLAIMS THAT AQUINAS HAS TWO SOLUTIONS, AND THAT BOTH FAIL: THE FIRST SOLUTION, AS SCOTUS ALSO OBSERVES, DOES NOT RESOLVE THE APPARENT INCONSISTENCY, AND THE OTHER DEPENDS ON MAKING HUMANITY ACCIDENTAL TO CHRIST, AND HENCE ON ABANDONING THE ORTHODOX POSITION.
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    Aristotle's Theory of Predication.Allan Bäck - 2000 - Brill.
    This book claims that Aristotle followed an aspect theory of predication.
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    Avicenna on Existence.Allan Bäck - 1987 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 25 (3):351-367.
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    Mistakes of Reason: Practical Reasoning and the Fallacy of Accident.Allan Bäck - 2009 - Phronesis 54 (2):101-135.
    For Aristotle the fallacy of accident arises from mistakes about being per accidens and not from accidental predication. Mistakes in perceiving per accidens come from our judgements about being per accidens and so commit that fallacy. Practical syllogisms have the same formal structure as being and perceiving per accidens . Moreover perceiving per accidens typically provides the minor premise for the practical syllogism as it makes it possible for us to know singular propositions, especially those about substances. Thus these minor (...)
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    What is Being Qua Being?Allan Bäck - 2004 - Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities 82 (1):37-58.
    I offer truth conditions for propositions about being qua being in Aristotle's philosophy. I show that in general Aristotle views expressions of the form "qua S" in "S qua S is P" (or "S is P qua S") as making a claim not about the subject "S", but about the predication of "P" of "S". I develop necessary and sufficient truth conditions for propositions of the form "S qua S is P". Finally, I show how this analysis satisfactorily covers what (...)
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    Joep Lameer, Al-Fārābī and Aristotelian Syllogistic: Greek Theory and Islamic Practice, Leiden-New York-Köln (E.J. Brill) 1994, XX + 351 P. ISBN 90-04-09884-. [REVIEW]Allan Bäck - 1995 - Vivarium 33 (2):246-249.
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    Aristotelian Necessities.Allan Bäck - 1995 - History and Philosophy of Logic 16 (1):89-106.
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  19. Essays in the Metaphysics of Modality, by Alvin Plantinga, Ed. Matthew Davidson. [REVIEW]Allan Bäck - 2005 - Ars Disputandi 5.
     
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    Al-Farabi's Commentary and Short Treatise on Aristotle's de Interpretatione.Allan Bäck - 1983 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 21 (3):396-398.
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    Syllogisms with Reduplication in Aristotle.Allan Bäck - 1982 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 23 (4):453-458.
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    Existential Import in Anselm's Ontological Argument.Allan Bäck - 1981 - Franciscan Studies 41 (1):97-109.
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    Philoponus on the Fallacy of Accident.Allan Bäck - 1987 - Ancient Philosophy 7:131-146.
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    Thinking Clearly About Violence.Allan Bäck - 2004 - Philosophical Studies 117 (1-2):219-230.
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    Rauzy, Jean-Baptiste. La Doctrine Leibnizienne de la Vérité.Allan Bäck - 2003 - Review of Metaphysics 56 (3):672-673.
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    Ammonius. On Aristotle's On Interpretation 1-8.Allan Bäck - 1996 - Review of Metaphysics 50 (2):384-385.
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    The Role of Qualification.Allan Bäck - 2002 - Journal of Philosophical Research 27:159-171.
    I give an analysis of the logical structure of statements describing duties in social roles. Role terms like ‘doctor’ should not be treated as simple predicates, as natural kind terms, like ‘human being’, are. When role terms are treated as simple predicates, fallacies may result. Rather, treat role terms (M) as complex predicates with a simple subject, a person (S), as a base; ‘S qua M’, and then analyze their reduplicative structure. I illustrate and support this analysis by considering sophisms, (...)
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    Five Texts on the Mediaeval Problem of Universals.Allan Bäck - 1995 - Review of Metaphysics 49 (2):437-438.
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    Aspects of Aristotle's Logic of Modalities.Allan Bäck - 1991 - Ancient Philosophy 11 (2):428-434.
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    Anselm on Perfect Islands.Allan Bäck - 1983 - Franciscan Studies 43 (1):188-204.
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    Duns Scotus on Time and Existence: The Questions on Aristotle’s “De Interpretatione.” by John Duns Scotus.Allan Bäck - 2016 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 54 (1):162-163.
    This book offers a translation of two short commentaries by John Duns Scotus on Aristotle’s On Interpretation. It comes with an introduction, notes, and a commentary. I think that this book would be difficult for a novice; perhaps the intended audience is someone with a general familiarity with medieval philosophy, although not necessarily with medieval logic. I do not think that someone just interested in general logical issues, such as existential import or future contingents, will find much to interest her (...)
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    Logic in Imperial Rome.Allan Bäck - 2000 - Apeiron 33 (1):75 - 85.
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    The Role of Qualification.Allan Bäck - 2002 - Journal of Philosophical Research 27:159-171.
    I give an analysis of the logical structure of statements describing duties in social roles. Role terms like ‘doctor’ should not be treated as simple predicates, as natural kind terms, like ‘human being’, are. When role terms are treated as simple predicates, fallacies may result. Rather, treat role terms as complex predicates with a simple subject, a person, as a base; ‘S qua M’, and then analyze their reduplicative structure. I illustrate and support this analysis by considering sophisms, traditionally known (...)
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    Institutio Logica.Allan Bäck - 1982 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 20 (4):432-433.
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    History of Islamic PhilosophySeyyed Hossein Nasr Oliver Leaman.Allan Bäck - 2003 - Speculum 78 (4):1352-1353.
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    Seyyed Hossein Nasr and Oliver Leaman, Eds., History of Islamic Philosophy. First Paperback Ed. London and New York: Routledge, 2001. Pp. Xx, 1211; 1 Table and 1 Diagram. $60. [REVIEW]Allan Bäck - 2003 - Speculum 78 (4):1352-1353.
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  37. The Structure of Scotus'formal Distinction.Allan Back - 2000 - In I. Angelelli & P. Pérez-Ilzarbe (eds.), Medieval and Renaissance Logic in Spain. G. Olms. pp. 54--411.
     
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  38. Avicenna’s Metaphysics in Context, by Robert Wisnovsky. [REVIEW]Allan Bäck - 2005 - Ars Disputandi 5.
     
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  39. Aspects of Aristotle’s Logic of Modalities. [REVIEW]Allan Bäck - 1991 - Ancient Philosophy 11 (2):428-434.
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  40. "Aspects of Aristotle's Logic of Modalities", by Jeroen van Rijen. [REVIEW]Allan Bäck - 1991 - Ancient Philosophy 11 (2):428.
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  41. Charles Butterworth, Trans. & Comm., Averroes' Middle Commentary on Aristotle's Poetics Reviewed By.Allan Bäck - 1988 - Philosophy in Review 8 (11):426-428.
     
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  42. F. W. Zimmermann, "Al-Farabi's Commentary and Short Treatise on Aristotle's De Interpretatione". [REVIEW]Allan BÄck - 1983 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 21 (3):396.
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  43. Imagination in Avicenna and Kant.Allan Bäck - 2005 - Tópicos 29:101-130.
     
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  44. Medieval Modal Systems: Problems and Concepts, by Paul Thom. [REVIEW]Allan Bäck - 2004 - Ars Disputandi 4.
     
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  45. Maimonides on the Origin of the World, by Kenneth Seeskin. [REVIEW]Allan Bäck - 2007 - Ars Disputandi 7.
     
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  46. Pierre Gassendi, "Institutio Logica", Ed. And Trans. Howard Jones. [REVIEW]Allan BÄck - 1982 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 20 (4):432.
     
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  47. Richard Patterson, Aristotle's Modal Logic Reviewed By.Allan Bäck - 1996 - Philosophy in Review 16 (4):278-279.
  48. Richard Patterson, Aristotle's Modal Logic. [REVIEW]Allan Bäck - 1996 - Philosophy in Review 16:278-279.
     
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  49. Sailing Through the Sea Battle.Allan Bäck - 1992 - Ancient Philosophy 12 (1):133-151.
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  50. The Cambridge Companion To Medieval Jewish Philosophy, Edited by Daniel H. Frank and Oliver Leaman. [REVIEW]Allan Bäck - 2004 - Ars Disputandi 4.
     
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