Thursday, August 21, 2008

Journal of Positive Philosophy:Year Ist, Issue Ist,21 August,2008

Here is the First Issue of the Journal of Positive Philosophy.In this issue you can find the articles related to the Conception of Positive Philosophy, Auguste Comte's understanding and my own view regarding this.I have used this term in different manner. In this issue, articles of some thinkers as well as mine published.First you can find my consideration to the topic then you can find some interesting articles। First issues will concentrate on the Nature of Philosophy then to the main problems.

The Positive Philosophy
What is the Need ?
Related Disciplines
Topic Index
Auguste Comte:Course of Positive Philosophy
Journal of Positive Philosophy:Year Ist, Issue Ist:August,2008
Title of this Issue: Nature of Philosophy
Table of Contents:
What is Philosophy?
What Do We Mean By "Applied Philosophy"?
Socio-Ethical and Cultural Importance of Philosophy,
Philosophy as Methodology
The Importance of Philosophy in Human Life
What is the Use of Philosophy?
Six articles are indexed in this issue, the Title of the Next Issue will be
"How to Do Philosophy" in the month of October,2008
You can send me your article, if you are interesting to make a Philosophical Dialogues among your friends.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Philosophy is Nothing Without Logic

When we condiser Philosophy we should have the knowledge of its main stream. Because if we have no knowledge we cannot understaands its methods and problems.Logic is very important for this .if we have knowledge about logic then we easily consider philosophical methods. Here is an elementary course for Logical Reasoning:
Unit- I :
Naute of logic
The notion of Form
Validity and Truth
The nature of Implication.
Unit-2 :
Definition of Proposition
Its difference with Sentence
Constituents or Components of Proposition
Classification of Propositions
Modern and Aristotelian Four fold
Distribution of Terms
Expressing propositions in their logical forms
Diagrammatic representation of Propositions.
Unit-3 :
Traditional square of Opposition
Immediate inferences
The Categorical Syllogism
Figures and Moods
Rules of Syllogism
Venn diagram technique for testing Syllogisms
Formal and Informal fallacies
Relations and relational arguments
Properties of Relations
What are relational Arguments
Validity of relational arguments.
Unit-4 :
Arguments in ordinary language
Reducing the number of term in syllogistic argument
Translating Categorical Proposition in to Standard
Enthymemes, Sorites, Disjunctive and Hypothetical Syllogisms,
the Dilemma.
Unit-5 :
Truth-functional compound propositions
Argument forms and truth-tables.
It is a elementary course for the Logic ,so we should have the knowledge about It do do a better philosophy.This Course is adopted by the Departement of Philosophy,Kurukshetra University,Kurukshetra through its Course Diploma-in -Reasoning.
Last Updated:07-07-2009, you can find the complete course on my page: