Soft Logic: The Epistemic Role of Aesthetic Criteria

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Soft Logic is a fascinating study that links scientific and mathematical reasoning to literature and the arts. In this work, Joseph Grunfeld argues that justification by resemblance is more common in science than is generally recognized. That is, symbolic and metaphorical modes of thinking, which are largely analogical, often play a significant role in the interpretation of formal systems. Noting that twentieth century non-Aristotelian forms of reasoning have greatly expanded our understanding of what constitutes logic, ...

Soft Logic: The Epistemic Role of Aesthetic Criteria 2000, University Press of America, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780761815778

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