The logic of sir William Hamilton: Tunnelling through sand to place the keystone in the aristotelic arch

  • Ralph Jessop
  • Published 2008 in British Logic in the Nineteenth Century


The Enlightenment initiated the modern world as the product of a hitherto unsurpassed devotion to reason and scepticism. The scientific successes, ideals of progress, material advancement, hopes of social amelioration and freedom of the Enlightenment, were accompanied by catastrophic failures, conspicuous atrocities perpetrated in the name of reason and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S1874-5857(08)80007-6


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