Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Preliminary Material

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

This front matter section of this book titled Relational Syllogisms and the History of Arabic Logic 900-1900 contains the table of contents and the acknowledgement. The author shows in the book, logicians within the Arabic tradition long struggled with the anomaly of arguments involving relations. In the eighteenth century, several prominent Ottoman logicians decisively abandoned the classic Aristotelian assumption that a valid categorical syllogism must consist of two premises with one term in common, and began to investigate what they called 'unfamiliar syllogisms' with relational premises. The book pursues a single-albeit central-theme in Arabic logic from the early tenth century to the late nineteenth. It is of course not possible for a single person to read every extant Arabic work on logic from that period.

Keywords:Arabic logic; Arabic tradition; relational syllogisms

10.1163/ej.9789004183193.i-296.2
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004183193.i-296.2
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Relational Syllogisms and the History of Arabic Logic, 900-1900 — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation