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© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2004 Phronesis XLIX/3 Also available online – www.brill.nl Aristotle on the Firmness of the Principle of Non-Contradiction MICHAEL V. WEDIN A BSTRACT In Metaphysics Gamma 3 Aristotle declares that the philosopher investigates things that are qua things that are

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23. Marsilius of inghen on the PrinciPle of non-contradiction egbert P. Bos1 Introduction the principle of non-contradiction is one of the most discussed subjects in the history of philosophy. though the principle looks simple and does not seem to invite comments, in the history of philosophy

In: Logic and Language in the Middle Ages

Pozn an Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities 1998 , Vol. 62, pp. 49-54 KataIin G. Havas CHANGING THE WORLD - CHANGING THE MEANING. ON THE MEANINGS OF THE "PRINCIPLE OF NON-CONTRADICTION" "Meanings of expressions are context-dependent; both the linguistic context and

In: In the World of Signs
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internal speech is dialogical. For Aristotle, the Principle of Non-Contradiction grounds a Doxastic Thesis (DT) that no judgment can contradict itself. For Aristotle, metaphysics grounds non-contradiction because internal speech is monological. Introduction Some prominent scholars assert that Aristotle

In: History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis
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. Lear continues (p. 263): Aristotle argues that an opponent of the principle of non-contradiction must elim- inate substance, that there is nothing that his statements are about. But that an opponent cannot say anything follows only if one assumes that the correct account of language-use is the one

In: History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis

they have started a game which will be won. Goethe, Maximen und Reflexionen (342, 413) In his Commentary on Aristotle’s Metaphysics Aquinas introduces the Principle of Excluded Middle as complementary to the Principle of Non-Contradiction in the following way: “After having argued against those for

In: History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis

tradition that, besides the principle of the excluded middle, focuses on the principle of non-contradiction. Until recently, the principle of non-contradiction has been retained by modern formal logic as prepared by Gottlob Frege. The analytic philosophy of science – which until the appearance of Kuhn

In: Cognitive Semantics
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The book covers almost the whole range of semiotics: the conceptions of meaning, the appearance of meaning units in semiosis, the dichotomy analyticity/syntheticity, the formal condition of good translation, the metaphorical change in fine arts, the figurativeness in modern literary theories, the metaphor in computer translation, the conditionals with egocentric predicates, the evolution of the notion of cause, the temporal relation in conditionals, the structure of passive voice, the semantics of to think, the reasoning and rationality, the non-formalized reasoning, the operation of acceptance, the principle of non-contradiction, the relation semiotics/logic/philosophy, the interdisciplinarity and exactness, the notion of imprecision, the interpretation of some semiotic notions (i.a. semantic field of terms) in terms of mathematics, the description of categorial grammars in terms of model theory, the human knowledge as moral problem, the conceptualization of the development of knowledge by means of the notion of meme, the cultural relations between some European countries, the typology of scientists, the semiotic studies of some Spanish, Irish, Czech, Polish and Norwegian works of literature, the semiotic aspects of music, television and the whole sphere of artifacts, the history of semiotics (Plato, Gonsung Long, Descartes, Fu Yen, Peirce, Brwal, Lotman, Langer).
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closer looks reveals instead very elaborate forms of argumentation, in Chinese culture particularly. Third, cross-cultural psychologists have carried out an extensive research program aimed at showing that Easterners do not rely on the principle of non-contradiction and that they use holistic rather than

In: Journal of Cognition and Culture