The rediscovery of Aristotle within the overdue 12th century resulted in a clean improvement of logical thought, culminating in Buridan's an important complete remedy within the Treatise on Consequences. Buridan's novel remedy of the specific syllogism laid the foundation for the examine of common sense in succeeding centuries.
This new translation deals a transparent and actual rendering of Buridan's textual content. it really is prefaced by way of a considerable creation that outlines the work's context and explains its argument intimately. additionally integrated is a translation of the creation (in French) to the 1976 variation of the Latin textual content through Hubert Hubien.
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