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Single Idea 18913

[catalogued under 4. Formal Logic / A. Syllogistic Logic / 1. Aristotelian Logic]

Full Idea

The greatest challenge for traditional term logicians was the proper formulation and treatment of relational expressions.

Gist of Idea

Traditional term logic struggled to express relations


George Engelbretsen (Trees, Terms and Truth [2005])

Book Reference

'The Old New Logic', ed/tr. Oderberg,David S. [MIT 2005], p.37

A Reaction

The modern term logic of Fred Sommers claims to have solved this problem.

Related Idea

Idea 17744 De Morgan started the study of relations and their properties [De Morgan, by Walicki]