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Five books — Philosophical Logic, from the back catalogue

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As noted in a recent post, I’ve  recently been reading an old discussion by Geach of ‘any’ vs ‘every’. I’d largely forgotten what his view was — I hadn’t revisited my dusty copy of the relevant book for decades. But that got me thinking: what five books on philosophical logic from back in the day (say, the quarter century or so on from 1950), books that are little read these days, are well worth revisiting, and still could be/should be recommended to budding philosophers to round out their education? Here are five suggestions. No doubt I’ve forgotten about some that are equally worthwhile. Given more time (and fewer things I ought to be doing instead), I might have been inspired to write longer, separate, blog posts on each of these books. But I’ll have to be content with a brief paragraph or so on each. So taking them in order of publication, let’s begin with … Peter Geach, Reference and Generality (Cornell U.P., originally 1962: third. . .

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