# The Proscriptive Principle and Logics of Analytic Implication

@inproceedings{Ferguson2017ThePP, title={The Proscriptive Principle and Logics of Analytic Implication}, author={T. M. Ferguson}, year={2017} }

The Proscriptive Principle and Logics of Analytic Implication by Thomas Macaulay Ferguson Adviser: Professor Graham Priest The analogy between inference and mereological containment goes at least back to Aristotle, whose discussion in the Prior Analytics motivates the validity of the syllogism by way of talk of parts and wholes. On this picture, the application of syllogistic is merely the analysis of concepts, a term that presupposes—through the root ἀνά + λύω —a mereological background. In… Expand

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