Originally published in 1931. This inquiry investigates and develops John Cook Wilson’s view of the province of logic. It bases the study on the posthumous collected papers Statement and Inference. The author seeks to answer questions on the nature of logic using Cook Wilson’s thought. The chapters introduce and consider topics from metaphysics to grammar and from psychology to knowledge. An early conception of logic in the sciences and presenting the work of an important twentieth century philosopher, this is an engaging work.
Part 1 Preface 1. The Definition of Logic 2. Cook Wilson’s View of Thinking 3. Logic and the Sciences 4. The Subject-Matter of Logic 5. Judgment 6. Quantity, Quality, Relation and Modality 7. The Subject-Attribute Relation 8. Logic and Metaphysics 9. Logic and Grammar 10. Logic and Psychology 11. The Province of Logic Part 2 12. Cook Wilson's Method 13. The Extent of Our Knowledge 14. A Defence of Cook Wilson’s View of Knowledge. Analysis of Contents of Part 2
Reissuing works originally published between 1931 and 1990, this set of twenty-four books covers the full range of the philosophy of logic, from introductions to logic, to calculus and mathematical logic, to logic in language and linguistics and logical reasoning in law and ethics. An international array of authors are represented in this comprehensive collection.