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    Who Were the American Postulate Theorists?Michael Scanlan - 1991 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 56 (3):981-1002.
    Articles by two American mathematicians, E. V. Huntington and Oswald Veblen, are discussed as examples of a movement in foundational research in the period 1900-1930 called American postulate theory. This movement also included E. H. Moore, R. L. Moore, C. H. Langford, H. M. Sheffer, C. J. Keyser, and others. The articles discussed exemplify American postulate theorists' standards for axiomatizations of mathematical theories, and their investigations of such axiomatizations with respect to metatheoretic properties such as independence, completeness, and consistency.
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    Who Were the American Postulate Theorists?Michael Scanlan - 1991 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 56 (3):981-1002.
    Articles by two American mathematicians, E. V. Huntington and Oswald Veblen, are discussed as examples of a movement in foundational research in the period 1900-1930 called American postulate theory. This movement also included E. H. Moore, R. L. Moore, C. H. Langford, H. M. Sheffer, C. J. Keyser, and others. The articles discussed exemplify American postulate theorists' standards for axiomatizations of mathematical theories, and their investigations of such axiomatizations with respect to metatheoretic properties such as independence, completeness, and consistency.
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    On Finding Compactness in Aristotle.Michael Scanlan - 1983 - History and Philosophy of Logic 4 (1&2):1-8.
    Jonathan Lear has suggested that Aristotle attempts to demonstrate a proof-theoretic analogue of a compactness theorem in Posterior analyticsI, chs. 19?22. Aristotle argues in these chapters that there cannot be in finite series of predications of terms. Lear's analysis of Aristotle's arguments are shown to be based on confusions about the nature of infinite orderings. Three distinct confusions are identified. In final remarks, it is suggested that a compactness claim is irrelevant to the issues which motivate Aristotle's arguments.
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    The Known and Unknown H.M. Sheffer.Michael Scanlan - 2000 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 36 (2):193 - 224.
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    American Postulate Theorists and Alfred Tarski.Michael Scanlan - 2003 - History and Philosophy of Logic 24 (4):307-325.
    This article outlines the work of a group of US mathematicians called the American Postulate Theorists and their influence on Tarski's work in the 1930s that was to be foundational for model theory. The American Postulate Theorists were influenced by the European foundational work of the period around 1900, such as that of Peano and Hilbert. In the period roughly from 1900???1940, they developed an indigenous American approach to foundational investigations. This made use of interpretations of precisely formulated axiomatic theories (...)
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    John Corcoran.José M. Sagüillo, Michael Scanlan & Stewart Shapiro - 2021 - History and Philosophy of Logic 42 (3):201-223.
    We present a memorial summary of the professional life and contributions to logic of John Corcoran. We also provide a full list of his many publications.Courtesy of Lynn Corcoran.
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    Informational Privacy and Moral Values.Michael Scanlan - 2001 - Ethics and Information Technology 3 (1):3-12.
    A case from 1996 in Oregon in which citizens' legally publicmotor vehicle information was disseminated on a World Wide Website is considered. The case evoked widespread moral outrageamong Oregonians and led to changes in the Oregon records laws.The application of either consequentialist ornon-consequentialist moral theories to this and otherinformational privacy cases is found to be inadequate.Adjudication of conflicting desires is offered as the appropriateanalytical model for moral disputes. The notion of adjudicationoffered here diverges from traditional moral theories in itsindeterminate nature.
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    The Work of John Corcoran: An Appreciation.Stewart Shapiro & Michael Scanlan - 1999 - History and Philosophy of Logic 20 (3-4):149-158.
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    The History of Philosophical and Formal Logic From Aristotle to Tarski. [REVIEW]Michael Scanlan - 2018 - History and Philosophy of Logic 40 (2):200-203.
    Volume 40, Issue 2, May 2019, Page 200-203.
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    The Evolution of Logic.Michael Scanlan - 2011 - History and Philosophy of Logic 32 (4):405 - 405.
    History and Philosophy of Logic, Volume 32, Issue 4, Page 405, November 2011.
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  11. Review of “100 Years of ‘On Denoting’”. [REVIEW]Michael Scanlan - 2007 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 27 (2).
     
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    James Gasser. Essai sur la nature et les critères de la preuve. DelVal, Cousset, Fribourg, 1989, xiii + 144 pp. [REVIEW]Michael Scanlan - 1991 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 56 (2):757-758.
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    1. Between Frege and Peirce: Josiah Royce's Structural Logicism Between Frege and Peirce: Josiah Royce's Structural Logicism (Pp. 155-177). [REVIEW]J. Brent Crouch, Michael Scanlan, Scott L. Pratt, Robert W. Burch & Phillip Deen - 2010 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 46 (2):178.
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    Wittgenstein, Truth-Functions, and Generality.Michael Scanlan - 1995 - Journal of Philosophical Research 20:175-193.
    Although it is eommon to attribute to Wittgenstein in the Tractatus a treatment of general propositions as equivalent to eonjunctions and disjunctions of instance propositions, the evidence for this is not perfeetly clear. This article considers Wittgenstein’s comments in 5.521, which can be read as rejecting such a treatment. It argues that properly situating the Tractatus historically allows for a revised reading of 5.521 and other parts of the Tractatus relevant to Wittgenstein’s theory of generality. The result is that 5.521 (...)
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    Wittgenstein, Truth-Functions, and Generality.Michael Scanlan - 1995 - Journal of Philosophical Research 20:175-193.
    Although it is eommon to attribute to Wittgenstein in the Tractatus a treatment of general propositions as equivalent to eonjunctions and disjunctions of instance propositions, the evidence for this is not perfeetly clear. This article considers Wittgenstein’s comments in 5.521, which can be read as rejecting such a treatment. It argues that properly situating the Tractatus historically allows for a revised reading of 5.521 and other parts of the Tractatus relevant to Wittgenstein’s theory of generality. The result is that 5.521 (...)
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    Review: James Gasser, Essai sur la Nature et les Criteres de la Preuve. [REVIEW]Michael Scanlan - 1991 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 56 (2):757-758.
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    Russell Vs._ Meinong: 100 Years Later [Review of Nicholas Griffin and Dale Jacquette, Eds., _Russell Vs. Meinong: The Legacy of “On Denoting” ]. [REVIEW]Michael Scanlan - 2010 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 30 (1).
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    The Denoting Century, 1905–2005 [Review of Guido Imaguire and Bernard Linsky, Eds., “On Denoting”, 1905–2005].Michael Scanlan - 2006 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 26 (2).
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    Relating Ontology and Logic [Review of Bernard Linsky, Russell's Metaphysical Logic].Michael Scanlan - 2000 - Russell: The Journal of Bertrand Russell Studies 20 (2).
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    First Page Preview.Michael Scanlan - 2005 - History and Philosophy of Logic 26 (4).
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