Avicenna on Syllogisms Composed of Opposite Premises

In Mathematics, Logic, and their Philosophies. pp. 433-442 (2021)
  Copy   BIBTEX


This article is about Avicenna’s account of syllogisms comprising opposite premises. We examine the applications and the truth conditions of these syllogisms. Finally, we discuss the relation between these syllogisms and the principle of non-contradiction.



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 86,168

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

The Myth of a Kantian Avicenna.Dimitri Gutas - 2020 - Philosophy East and West 70 (3):833-840.
Approximate syllogisms – on the logic of everyday life.Lothar Philipps - 1999 - Artificial Intelligence and Law 7 (2-3):227-234.
Logical Consequence in Avicenna’s Theory.Saloua Chatti - 2019 - Logica Universalis 13 (1):101-133.
Aristotle’s Theory of Deduction and Paraconsistency.Evandro Luís Gomes & Itala M. Loffredo D'Ottaviano - 2010 - Principia: An International Journal of Epistemology 14 (1):71–97.
Equivalence of Syllogisms.Fred Richman - 2004 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 45 (4):215-233.
The practical syllogism in Aristotle: a new interpretation.Anthony W. Price - 2008 - History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis 11:151-162.
The Practical Syllogism in Aristotle. A New Interpretation.Anthony Price - 2009 - History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis 12.
Aristotle, Prior analytics, book I (review). [REVIEW]Phil Corkum - 2010 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 48 (2):pp. 236-237.
The propositional logic of Avicenna. Avicenna - 1973 - Boston,: Reidel. Edited by Nabil Shehaby.
Apodeictic syllogisms: Deductions and decision procedures.Fred Johnson - 1995 - History and Philosophy of Logic 16 (1):1-18.
Indirect Proof and Inversions of Syllogisms.Roy Dyckhoff - 2019 - Bulletin of Symbolic Logic 25 (2):196-207.
Aristotle's modal syllogisms.Fred Johnson - 2004 - In Dov M. Gabbay, John Woods & Akihiro Kanamori (eds.), Handbook of the History of Logic. Elsevier. pp. 1--247.


Added to PP

23 (#558,575)

6 months
4 (#243,564)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Behnam Zolghadr
Ludwig Maximilians Universität, München

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

References found in this work

What is a Law of Nature?D. M. Armstrong - 1983 - New York: Cambridge University Press. Edited by Sydney Shoemaker.
The scientific image.C. Van Fraassen Bas - 1980 - New York: Oxford University Press.
Constructing the World.David John Chalmers (ed.) - 2012 - Oxford: Oxford University Press.
The Principles of Mathematics.Bertrand Russell - 1903 - Cambridge, England: Allen & Unwin.
Modal Logic: An Introduction.Brian F. Chellas - 1980 - New York: Cambridge University Press.

View all 202 references / Add more references