Susan Stebbing

[New Entry by Michael Beaney and Siobhan Chapman on May 8, 2017.] Susan Stebbing was a leading figure in British philosophy between the First and Second World Wars. She made significant
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[New Entry by Michael Beaney and Siobhan Chapman on May 8, 2017.] Susan Stebbing was a leading figure in British philosophy between the First and Second World Wars. She made significant contributions to the development of the analytic tradition, both in establishing it institutionally and in showing how its ideas and techniques could be applied in a wide range of domains. Her early work focused on logic and during her lifetime she was celebrated chiefly for A Modern Introduction to Logic (1930), which offered an account of both traditional, Aristotelian logic and the new mathematical logic...

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