Bolzano’s Logic

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[Revised entry by Paul Rusnock and Jan Šebestik on July 8, 2022.
Changes to: Main text, Bibliography]
One of the great philosophers of the nineteenth century, Bernard Bolzano (1781 – 1848) made outstanding contributions in a number of fields (for a more comprehensive survey of his thought and biographical details, see Edgar Morscher’s article on Bolzano in this Encyclopedia). As a logician, he focussed on foundations, developing a theoretical framework that is still very much worth studying today, so much so that a highly respected…

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