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# Bivalent Logic

by
Cliff Hays (Goodreads Author)

A clear and succinct introduction to the two-valued logic pioneered by Aristotle. Associated topics covered include: the combinatorial basis of truth tables, Boolean Vector Arithmetic (an efficient implementation of truth tables utilizing matrices), rules of inference, the deductive argument form, as well as a brief logical analysis of Descartes' most famous argument.

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Kindle Edition, 30 pages

Published
June 18th 2012
by Kindle Direct

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Although bivalent or “missing middle” logic was invented by Aristotle (384 – 322 BC) in Organon (see the square of oppositions) and can be thought of as the basis for the microchip, where an electrical impulse can follow a circuit through different paths such as AND, IF (if and only if), OR or NOT gates (since replaced by the concept of negation as failure and yet to be replaced by quantum superpos ...more

Despite the daunting sound of the title, Cliff Hays manages to communicate an abstruse subject with amazing clarity.

He is conscientious about laying out basic terminology at the beginning and clarifying concepts with tables and charts, and he even includes some end-of-chapter recaps to review terminology. Each point proceeds logically to the next ...more

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Epistemologist and author from the USA, primarily influenced by mathematics, science, and philosophy. Has written two science fiction short stories

More about Cliff Hays...
**Dual Void**and**IHU**; one work of mathematics**Bivalent Logic**; two works of epistemology and philosophy of science**Aamrgan**and**On the Preservation of Enthusiasm**; as well as**Essays in Science and Philosophy [2004 - 2009]**(seven essays exploring ...more## Share This Book

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