British Logic in the Nineteenth Century

Edited by

  • Dov M. Gabbay, King's College London, UK
  • John Woods, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

The present volume of the Handbook of the History of Logic is designed to establish 19th century Britain as a substantial force in logic, developing new ideas, some of which would be overtaken by, and other that would anticipate, the century's later capitulation to the mathematization of logic. British Logic in the Nineteenth Century is indispensable reading and a definitive research resource for anyone with an interest in the history of logic.
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The Handbook is aimed at researchers and historians in all areas of logic, including computer scientists and artificial intelligence theorists, theorists of legal reasoning and cognitive psychologists.


Book information

  • Published: January 2008
  • Imprint: NORTH-HOLLAND
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-51610-7

Table of Contents

1. "Bentham's Logic" by Charissa Varma and Gordon McOuat2. "Coleridge's Logic" by Timothy Milnes3. "Whately's Logic" by James Van Evra4. "Hamilton's Logic" by Ralph Jessop 5. "Whewell's Logic" by Laura Snyder6. "Mill's Logic" by Fred Wilson7. "DeMorgan's Logic" by Michael Hobards & Joan Richards 8. "Boole's Logic" by Dale Jacquette9. "French Logique and British Logic: On the Origins of Augustus deMorgan early Logical Enquiries 1805-1835" by Maria Panteki10. "Lewis Carroll's Logic" by Amirouche Moktefi11. "Venn's Logic" by James Van Evra12. "Jevons' Logic" by Bert Mosselmans and Ard Van Moer13. "MacColl's Logic" by Shahid Rahman14. "The Idealists" by David Sullivan