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Aristotle on the Infinite

Ursula Coope.

in The Oxford Handbook of Aristotle

August 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Classical Philosophy; Metaphysics; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 10944 words.

In Physics, Aristotle starts his positive account of the infinite by raising a problem: “[I]f one supposes it not to exist, many impossible things result, and equally if one supposes it to...

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Aristotle's Logic

Paolo Crivelli.

in The Oxford Handbook of Aristotle

August 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Classical Philosophy; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 18423 words.

Aristotle created logic and developed it to a level of great sophistication. There was nothing there before; and it took more than two millennia for something better to come around. The...

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Aristotle's Philosophy of Mathematics

David Bostock.

in The Oxford Handbook of Aristotle

August 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Classical Philosophy; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 14868 words.

Much of Aristotle's thought developed in reaction to Plato's views, and this is certainly true of his philosophy of mathematics. To judge from his dialogue, the Meno, the first thing that...

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Metaphysics and Logic of the Trinity

Dale Tuggy.

P ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion; Metaphysics; History of Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Classical Philosophy. 11838 words.

Recent work by analytic philosophers on the Trinity takes a mysterious 5th-century document as its starting point, accepting widespread but inaccurate narratives about the history of...

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