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If every premise regress comes to a stop in unmiddled premises, then it might seem that we have a serious problem for the notion of demonstration, just as the anti-demonstrators of Aristotle’s regress argument claimed. 27). Moreover, if we did have knowledge of just exactly the unmiddled propositions, then since they are the propositions in which every regress comes to a stop, and since a regress can be reversed to become a deduction, we would have knowledge of premises from which every other proposition could be deduced.
E. Hughes, John Buridan on Self-Reference (Cambridge University Press, 1982) is a perfect example of a medieval treatment of logical paradoxes. There are two (English language) journals devoted to medieval philosophy, namely Vivarium and Medieval Philosophy and Theology. Of these, the first has a long tradition of articles within medieval logic and semantics. The History and Philosophy of Logic, The Journal of Philosophical Logic, and The Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic also publish articles on medieval logic.
Zeno learned logic from Megarian teachers, and Zeno and his follower Cleanthes (331–232 BCE) responded to the Master. Subsequently, Chrysippus (c. ’ To understand his response, we need first a brief sketch of his theory of propositions. For Chrysippus, a proposition – that is, what is true or false – is really an incorporeal entity, roughly the meaning of a sentence that expresses it (the Stoics called this a lekton, ‘sayable,’ which might plausibly be translated ‘meaning’ or ‘sense’). There are similarities between this notion and, say, a Fregean notion of the sense of a proposition, though there are important differences.
A Companion to Philosophical Logic by Dale Jacquette