Item description for Inference from Signs: Ancient Debates about the Nature of Evidence by James Allen...
Original and penetrating, this book investigates of the notion of inference from signs, which played a central role in ancient philosophical and scientific method. It examines an important chapter in ancient epistemology: the debates about the nature of evidence and of the inferences based on it--or signs and sign-inferences as they were called in antiquity. As the first comprehensive treatment of this topic, it fills an important gap in the histories of science and philosophy.
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Studio: Oxford University Press, USA
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.81" Weight: 1.14 lbs.
Release Date Aug 9, 2001
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 0198250940 ISBN13 9780198250944
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More About James Allen
James Allen is Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh.