The practical syllogism in Aristotle: a new interpretation
Price, Anthony W. (2008) The practical syllogism in Aristotle: a new interpretation. Logical Analysis and History of Philosophy 11 , pp. 151-162. ISSN 9783897851603.
Does Aristotle by his phrase “syllogisms of things to be done” mean syllogisms of a distinctive and inherently practical content, perhaps syllogisms subject to an unfamiliar logic? Or does he just mean syllogisms that are relevant in contexts concerning what to do next? I propose the second interpretation, taking the syllogisms in question to constitute the deductive kernel of stretches of practical thinking. They are pieces of deduction that take on a practical function in context.
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