Chapter 3. Deductive Logic

  1. Georgios Anagnostopoulos Professor
  1. David Keyt professor

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305661.ch3

A Companion to Aristotle

A Companion to Aristotle

How to Cite

Keyt, D. (2009) Deductive Logic, in A Companion to Aristotle (ed G. Anagnostopoulos), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305661.ch3

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  1. University of California, San Diego, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Washington, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 30 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122238

Online ISBN: 9781444305661

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Keywords:

  • deductive logic;
  • prior analytics;
  • Aristotle's syllogistic;
  • square of opposition;
  • figure and mood;
  • completeness - syllogistic arguments;
  • completeness - categorical arguments;
  • completeness - arguments in general;
  • counterexamples

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Statements

  • The Square of Opposition

  • Figure and Mood

  • Deduction

  • Counterexamples

  • Independence

  • Soundness

  • Completeness: Syllogistic Arguments

  • Completeness: Categorical Arguments

  • Completeness: Arguments in General

  • Note

  • Bibliography