Other logics : alternatives to formal logic in the history of thought and contemporary philosophy
SKODO, Admir (editor/s)
Leiden : Brill, 2014, Philosophy of History and Culture
SKODO, Admir (editor/s), SKODO, Admir, Other logics : alternatives to formal logic in the history of thought and contemporary philosophy, Leiden : Brill, 2014, Philosophy of History and Culture - https://hdl.handle.net/1814/41869
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Other Logics: Alternatives to Formal Logic in the History of Thought and Contemporary Philosophy challenges the widespread idea of formal logic as inherently monolithic, universal, and ahistorical. Written by both leading and up-and-coming scholars, and edited by Admir Skodo, Other Logics offers a wide variety of historical and philosophical alternatives to this idea, all arguing that logic is a historical, concrete, and multi-dimensional phenomenon. To name a few examples, Frank Ankersmit lays down a representationalist logic, Alessandra Tanesini forcefully argues for the possibility of logical aliens, Christopher Watkin analyzes how leading contemporary French philosophers view the idea of logic, and Aaron Wendland unearths Heidegger's critique of formal logic. In Other Logics readers will find provocative interventions in a highly contested field in contemporary philosophy.
Table of Contents:
-- Acknowledgments -- Notes on Contributors -- Other Logics: Introduction, by Admir Skodo -- PART I: Perspectives from the History of Thought -- 1. Proving the Principle of Logic: Quentin Meillassoux, Jean-Luc Nancy and the Anhypothetical, by Christopher Watkin -- 2. The Self, Ideology, and Logic: F.C.S. Schiller's Pragmatist Critique of and Alternative to Formal Logic, by Admir Skodo -- 3. Language, Truth, and Logic: Heidegger on the Practical and Historical Grounds of Abstract Thought, by Aaron James Wendland -- 4. The Obstacle: Jacques Lacan's Critique of the Formal Logical Representation of the Real, by Ervik Cejvan -- 5. Collingwood's Logic of Question and Answer against the Relativization of Reason, by Christopher Fear -- PART II: Perspectives from Contemporary Philosophy -- 6. Representationalist Logic, by Frank Ankersmit -- 7. On Logical Aliens, by Alessandra Tanesini -- 8. The Heart of Metaphysical Pluralism and the Consistency Dilemma: A Critical Analysis of the Possibility of Incompatible Truths, by Thord Svensson -- 9. The Logic of "Oughts" and the Bindingness of Past Practice: A Critique of Normative Judgment Internalism through a Reading of King Lear's Act I, by Karim Dharamsi -- 10. First-Order Logic, Incongruism, and Anti-Formalism, by Anders Kraal -- 11. Zombies, Selves, and the Possibility of Afterlife, by Johan Modée -- 12. The Logocentric Predicament and the Logic of Question and Answer, by Giuseppina D'Oro
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