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Bolzano, Bernard; Empiricism; Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm; Locke, John; Peirce, Charles Sanders; Rationalism; Whately, Richard.

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Appraisals of Hamilton's logic are to be found in John Venn, Symbolic Logic; C. I. Lewis, A Survey of Symbolic Logic; Jørgen Jørgensen, A Treatise of Formal Logic, Vol. I; and A. N. Prior, Formal Logic. Hamilton's principles, if not his practice, have found a recent defender in P. T. Geach, Reference and Generality (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1962); his quantification has been analyzed in some detail by Władysław Bednarowski, "Hamilton's Quantification of the Predicate," in PAS 56 (1956): 217–240.

Except for Formal Logic, all the works by De Morgan cited in the section on him are reprinted in On the Syllogism, and Other Logical Writings, edited by Peter Heath (London: Routledge and K. Paul, 1966). The best modern accounts of...

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