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The Existential Import of Categorical Predication; Studies in Logic (Paperback) Loot Price: R223
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The Existential Import of Categorical Predication; Studies in Logic (Paperback): Abraham Wolf
The Existential Import of Categorical Predication; Studies in Logic (Paperback): Abraham Wolf

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Abraham Wolf

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER I. NAMES. 1. Some Aspects Of Names. Even if we ignore the more palpable forms of ambiguity, it may be shown that even then names are not altogether unequivocal. For they still retain a number of different aspects for any one of which the same term often does duty. This fact did not escape the acute intellects of Medieval thinkers. It is indeed nothing uncommon to find in Scholastic treatises on Logic an elaborate account of some sixteen different aspects, significationes and suppositiones, of names. For our purpose, however, it is not necessary to enter fully into these Scholastic subtleties; a simpler mode of treatment will suffice. In the case of a term like Man four distinct aspects may be distinguished, namely, (1) the suppositio materialis; (2) the subjective intension or empirical idea; (3) its meaning or its logical signification; and (4) its objectivity or reference. The signification of these aspects will be unfolded in their order, and an attempt will be made to show that they are common characteristics of all terms. chapter{Section 4 2. Suppositio Materialis. By Suppositio Materialis the Schoolmen understood the use of a word as a mere combination of sounds or of letters. To it they opposed the Suppositio Formalis or the employment of a name in one of its significations. The antithesis might be expressed as that between what a name or word is and what it symbolises, or as that between what a term presents as distinguished from what it represents. Thus, for example, in the proposition, Homo est dissyllaba dictio, the subject, it was said, supponit materialiter; in Homo est animal, on the other hand, the same subject-term, it was said, . supponit formaliter. It will be seen from this that the suppositio materialis is that aspect in w...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Abraham Wolf
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 78
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-32245-4
Barcode: 9780217322454
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LSN: 0-217-32245-X

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