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Description - The Logic of Concept Expansion by Meir Buzaglo

The operation of developing a concept is a common procedure in mathematics and in natural science, but has traditionally seemed much less possible to philosophers and, especially, logicians. Meir Buzaglo's innovative study proposes a way of expanding logic to include the stretching of concepts, while modifying the principles which block this possibility. He offers stimulating discussions of the idea of conceptual expansion as a normative process, and of the relation of conceptual expansion to truth, meaning, reference, ontology and paradox, and analyzes the views of Kant, Wittgenstein, Godel, and others, paying especially close attention to Frege. His book will be of interest to a wide range of readers, from philosophers (of logic, mathematics, language, and science) to logicians, mathematicians, linguists, and cognitive scientists.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521041058
ISBN-10: 0521041058
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 11mm)
Pages: 196
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Meir Buzaglo

Meir Buzaglo is Lecturer at the Department of Philosophy in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Books By Meir Buzaglo

Logic of Concept Expansion by Meir Buzaglo
Hardback, December 2001
$126.00