## Aristotelian LogicProceedings of an international research and development conference, Tuscon, Arizona, October 1985. One hundred and twenty-eight papers are presented in this hefty volume. They are grouped into chapters covering climate, underutilized plants, irrigation and water management, biosphere reserves, water policy, animal resources, desert ecology, crop physiology and agronomy, urban environments, desertification, land intensification, and other topics related to the economy and management of arid lands. Provides detailed treatment of topics in traditional logic: theory of terms, theory of definition, informal fallacies, and division and classification. Designed for a one-semester course in traditional logic. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR |

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### Contents

Arguments and Validity | 3 |

Propositions | 23 |

Logical Form and Counterexamples | 37 |

Terms | 51 |

Definition | 79 |

Division and Classification | 129 |

Basic Concepts of Aristotelian Logic | 143 |

Standard Categorical Propositions | 145 |

The Standard Syllogism Definitions | 265 |

A Deductive System of the Standard Syllogism | 271 |

Rules of the Standard Syllogism | 291 |

Chain Arguments Including Sorites | 309 |

Reducing the Number of Terms in Arguments | 319 |

Singular Propositions | 329 |

Standardizing Categorical Propositions | 339 |

The Enthymeme | 359 |

The Traditional Square of Opposition | 155 |

Existential Presuppositions of Aristotelian Logic | 179 |

Distribution of Terms in Categorical Propositions | 189 |

Conversion | 205 |

Immediate Inferences Not Needed for Standard Syllogism | 213 |

Negative Terms | 215 |

Obversion | 227 |

Contraposition | 233 |

Inversion and Partial Inversion | 239 |

Tables of Immediate Inferences | 245 |

Relations | 249 |

Reversible and Nonreversible Inferences | 261 |

Aristotelian Logic Mediated Inferences | 263 |

The Antilogism for NPair Arguments | 367 |

The Hypothetical Syllogism | 373 |

The Disjunctive Syllogism | 383 |

The Dilemma | 395 |

Informal Fallacies | 407 |

Proof and Fallacies | 409 |

Linguistic Fallacies | 423 |

Contextual Fallacies | 443 |

Illicit Appeals | 463 |

Transition to Symbolic Logic | 489 |

From Aristotelian to Symbolic Logic | 491 |

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