The History, Present and Future of the Study of Chinese Logic
Keywords:Chinese logic, western logic, Chinese culture
The study of Chinese logic started as the second wave of Western traditional logic spread through China. Following Sun Yirang’s initial work and Liu Shipei’s development of it, this field was preliminarily established by Hu Shi, Zhang Shizhao and Guo Zhanbo. Since the 1980s, it became commonplace to systematize Chinese logic based on the Western system of logic. Since the 1990s, though, the Chinese academic community has begun to reflect on this research method, which has led to the trend of reverting to Chinese culture and its own logic.
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