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John Buridan / Gyula Klima.

By: Klima, Gyula.
Series: Great medieval thinkers: Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009Description: xiv, 352 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780195176230 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0195176227 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780195176223 (cloth : alk. paper); 0195176235 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Buridan, Jean, 1300-1358 | Philosophy, MedievalDDC classification: 189.4 Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Buridan's life, works, and influence -- Buridan's logic and the medieval logical tradition -- The primacy of mental language -- The various kinds of concepts and the idea of a mental language -- Natural language and the idea of a "formal syntax" in Buridan -- Existential import and the Square of opposition -- Ontological commitment -- The properties of terms (proprietates terminorum) -- The semantics of propositions -- Logical validity in a token-based, semantically closed logic -- The possibility of scientific knowledge -- Buridan's anti-skepticism -- Buridan's essentialist nominalism.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-344) and index.

Buridan's life, works, and influence -- Buridan's logic and the medieval logical tradition -- The primacy of mental language -- The various kinds of concepts and the idea of a mental language -- Natural language and the idea of a "formal syntax" in Buridan -- Existential import and the Square of opposition -- Ontological commitment -- The properties of terms (proprietates terminorum) -- The semantics of propositions -- Logical validity in a token-based, semantically closed logic -- The possibility of scientific knowledge -- Buridan's anti-skepticism -- Buridan's essentialist nominalism.

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