By Dov M. Gabbay, John Woods

The current quantity of the Handbook of the heritage of Logic is designed to set up nineteenth century Britain as a considerable strength in good judgment, constructing new rules, a few of which might be overtaken by means of, and different that may expect, the century's later capitulation to the mathematization of logic.

British good judgment within the 19th Century is critical studying and a definitive examine source for a person with an curiosity within the heritage of logic.

• certain and complete chapters overlaying the total variety of modal logic
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The business of history is to represent the Law in the state it has been in, in past periods of its existence: the business of simple demonstration in the sense in which I will take leave to use the word, is to represent the Law in the state it is in for the time being. 56 It is important to note that Jeremy did not borrow the term "demonstration" from logicians and mathematicians, but from naturalists. Jeremy explained his use of the word "demonstration" in the footnote to this passage: 54George organised Whately's five kinds of definition on a table on pg 95 of G.

Filipiuk, ed. George Bentham, Autobiography 1830-1834. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997), xx. 63N. G. Coley, "Fordyce, George (1736-1802)," in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, ed. H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004). 64jeremy mentions Linnaeus in many of his writings. Jacobs notes, for example Jeremy Bentham, The Correspondence of Jererny Bentham, 1, 1 7 5 2 - 76. e d . T . L . S . Sprigge (London: Athlone Press, 1968), p. 105; also A Comment on the Commentaries and A Fragment on Government, ed.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1983. [Blakey, 1851] R. Blakey. Historical Sketch of Logic: From the Earliest Times to the Present Day. London: Bailli~re, 1851. [Coley, 2004] N. G. Coley. G. Fordyce (1736-1802), in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, ed. H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. [Blunt, 1971] W. Blunt. The Cornpleat Naturalist: A Life of Linnaeus (New York, Viking Press 1971) [Bochenski, 1961] J. Bochenski. A History of Formal Logic. New York: Chelsea Publishing Co.

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