Pragmatic Logic

This statement explains the origin of Pragmatic Logic and its destination: it was to be a deeper-reaching and modernized version of what had been said in The Logical Foundations of Teaching. To carry out that task its author had to ...

Author: K. Ajdukiewicz

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789401021098

Category: Philosophy

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When asked in 1962 on what he was working Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz replied: Several years ago Polish Scientific Publishers suggested that I pre pare a new edition of The Logical Foundations of Teaching, which I wrote 1 before 1939 as a contribution to The Encyclopaedia of Education. It was a small booklet covering elementary information about logical semantics and scientific methodology, information which in my opinion was necessary as a foundation of teaching and as an element of the education of any teacher. When I recently set to preparing the new edition, I rewrote practically everything, and a booklet of some 100 pages swelled into a bulky volume almost five times bigger. The issues have remained practically the same, but they are now analysed much more thoroughly and the threshold of difficulty is much higher now. The main stress has been laid on the methods used in the empirical sciences, and within that field, on the theory of measurement and the methods of statistical inference. I am now working on the last chapter of the book, concerned with explanation procedures and theory construction in the empirical sciences. When that book, which I intend to entitle Pragmatic Logic, is com pleted I intend to prepare for the press Vol. 2 of my minor writings, 2 Language and Cognition, which will cover some of my post-war pa pers.
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Pragmatic Logic

iv ABSTRACT Pragmatic Logic presents the analysis and design of digital logic systems. The author begins with a brief study of binary and hexadecimal number systems and then looks at the basics of Boolean algebra.

Author: William J. Eccles

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783031797705

Category: Technology & Engineering

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Pragmatic Logic presents the analysis and design of digital logic systems. The author begins with a brief study of binary and hexadecimal number systems and then looks at the basics of Boolean algebra. The study of logic circuits is divided into two parts, combinational logic, which has no memory, and sequential logic, which does. Numerous examples highlight the principles being presented. The text ends with an introduction to digital logic design using Verilog, a hardware description language. The chapter on Verilog can be studied along with the other chapters in the text. After the reader has completed combinational logic in Chapters 4 and 5, sections 9.1 and 9.2 would be appropriate. Similarly, the rest of Chapter 9 could be studied after completing sequential logic in Chapters 6 and 7. This short lecture book will be of use to students at any level of electrical or computer engineering and for practicing engineers or scientists in any field looking for a practical and applied introduction to digital logic. The author's ""pragmatic"" and applied style gives a unique and helpful ""non-idealist, practical, opinionated"" introduction to digital systems.
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A Short Treatise on Pragmatic Logic

He was one of the founders of the Pragmatic school . So pragmatism represents the spirit of revolt against the Idealistic trend in all the branches of philosophy , such as ontology , epistemology and logic . In England F.C. S. Schiller ...

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Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishe

ISBN: 8120827961

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A Pragmatic Logic for Commands

... of the pragmatic aspects of command use, the computer programming paradigm must be rejected in favour of some other. ... takes into account the institutional nature of language suggested the title 'A Pragmatic Logic for Commands'.

Author: Melvin Joseph Adler

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9789027225016

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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The purpose of this essay is to both discuss commands as a species of speech act and to discuss commands within the broader framework of how they are used and reacted to.
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Logical Empiricism and Pragmatism

Logic gives a rigorous structure to our thought, and also introduces intellectual responsibility to our theoretical discourse. Of course, it may be a pragmatic and discourse-related matter to what extent any given lines of argumentation ...

Author: Sami Pihlström

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319507309

Category: Science

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This book explores the complexity of two philosophical traditions, extending from their origins to the current developments in neopragmatism. Chapters deal with the first encounters of these traditions and beyond, looking at metaphysics and the Vienna circle as well as semantics and the principle of tolerance. There is a general consensus that North-American (neo-)pragmatism and European Logical Empiricism were converging philosophical traditions, especially after the forced migration of the European Philosophers. But readers will discover a pluralist image of this relation and interaction with an obvious family resemblance. This work clarifies and specifies the common features and differences of these currents since the beginning of their mutual scientific communication in the 19th century. The book draws on collaboration between authors and philosophers from Vienna, Tübingen, and Helsinki, and their networks. It will appeal to philosophers, scholars in the history of philosophy, philosophers of science, pragmatists and beyond.
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Habermas and Pragmatism

For many , Dewey's pragmaticlogic of inquiry ” provided the proper antidote to sterile , deductive conceptions of reasoning 24 In “ Logical method and law ” ( 1924 ) , Dewey accepted Holmes's rejection of formalist reasoning ...

Author: Mitchell Aboulafia

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 041523459X

Category: Philosophy

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There are few living thinkers who have enjoyed the eminence and reown of Jürgen Hamermas. His work has been highly influential not only in philosopy, but also in the fields of politics, sociology and law. This is the first collection dedicated to exploring the connections between his body of work ahd America's most significant philosophical movement, pragmatism. Habermas and Pragmatism considers the influence of pragmatism on Habermas's thought and the tensions between Habermasian social theory and pragmatism. Essays by distinguished pragmatists, legal and critical theorists, and Habermas cover a range of subjects including the philosophy of language, the nature of rationality, democracy, objectivity, transcendentalism, aesthetics, and law. The collection also addresses the relationship to Habermas of Kant, Peirce, Mead, Dewey, Piaget, Apel, Brandom and Rorty.
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The Routledge Handbook of Pragmatics

Introduction There is an old tradition in semantics and pragmatics calling for a sound relation between logic and natural language (NL). One classical issue is the possible meaning relation between logical connectives and NL connectives ...

Author: Anne Barron

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781317362579

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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The Routledge Handbook of Pragmatics provides a state-of-the-art overview of the wide breadth of research in pragmatics. An introductory section outlines a brief history, the main issues and key approaches and perspectives in the field, followed by a thought-provoking introductory chapter on interdisciplinarity by Jacob L. Mey. A further thirty-eight chapters cover both traditional and newer areas of pragmatic research, divided into four sections: Methods and modalities Established fields Pragmatics across disciplines Applications of pragmatic research in today’s world. With accessible, refreshing descriptions and discussions, and with a look towards future directions, this Handbook is an essential resource for advanced undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers in pragmatics within English language and linguistics and communication studies.
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Pragmatism Logic and Law

The chapters in this book frame a view of legal pragmatism designed to be consistent with pragmatism writ large, tracing it from origins in late nineteenth-century America to the present, covering various issues, legal cases, ...

Author: Frederic Kellogg

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9781793616982

Category: Law

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Pragmatism, Logic and Law offers a view of legal pragmatism consistent with pragmatism writ large, tracing it from origins in late 19th century America to the present, covering various issues, legal cases, personalities, and relevant intellectual movements within and outside law. It addresses pragmatism’s relation to legal liberalism, legal positivism, natural law, critical legal studies (CLS), and post-Rorty “neopragmatism.” It views legal pragmatism as an exemplar of pragmatism’s general contribution to logical theory, which bears two connections to the western philosophical tradition: first, it extends Francis Bacon’s empiricism into contemporary aspects of scientific and legal experience, and second, it is an explicitly social reconstruction of logical induction. Both notions were articulated by John Dewey, and both emphasize the social or corporate element of human inquiry. Empiricism is informed by social as well as individual experience (which includes the problems of conflict and consensus). Rather than following the Aristotelian model of induction as immediate inference from particulars to generals, a model that assumes a consensual objective viewpoint, pragmatism explores the actual, and extended, process of corporate inference from particular experience to generalization, in law as in science. This includes the necessary process of resolving disagreement and finding similarity among relevant particulars.
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Cinema and Semiotic

5.3 Aristotle'sPoesis In Ricoeur's theory, pragmatic narrative logic is less important. It is also much less decisive than existential analysis. It need only ensure that it can represent action. His theory can do without a theory of ...

Author: Johannes Ehrat

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9780802039125

Category: Literary Criticism

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Based on Peirce's "Semiotic and Pragmatism," Ehrat offers a novel approach to cinematic meaning in three central areas: narrative enunciation, cinematic world appropriation, and cinematic perception.
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Pragmatism and Its Critics

Returning to Professor Baldwin's " limit , ” he finds that pragmatic logic , while perfectly capable of making particular judgments , is impotent when it attempts to deal with the " universal ” ( pp . 50 , 52 ff . ) .

Author: Addison Webster Moore

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ISBN: UCAL:B3118411

Category: Pragmatism

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