The Logic Museum:What is the Logic Museum
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The Logic Museum is a website, and a wiki.
The subjects covered by the Museum are:
- Medieval logic and philosophy (Fourth to sixteenth century)
- Traditional logic (sixteenth century to early twentieth century)
- ‘Aristotelian’ logic and philosophy, particularly in the Latinised form that prevailed in the medieval West
- Latin in medieval logic and philosophy
- Medieval universities and teaching
- Theology, particularly as informed by logic
- Medieval culture generally
- Early history of mathematical logic
- Philosophy of language
- Philosophical logic
The principles of the Logic Museum are
- To provide material as close to the original source as possible (critical editions, transcriptions, manuscripts).
- To widen the knowledge of medieval logic and philosophy by the use of
- clear and accessible summarisation of the primary material.
- To classify the authority of a source by provenance or forms of editorial review.
- To make all material searchable by means of
- markup ('anchors') and semantic tagging
- standardised Latin spelling
- To encourage scholars to participate by
- incentives such as ‘ownership’ (or shared ownership) of areas of the Museum
- a congenial and user-friendly editing environment and platform.
Anyone whose account is approved can edit. If you want to join the Logic Museum, apply here.