Reading Bolzano. Part 0.

This serial will provide, in many and short installments, created every now and then, provide a new translation into English of, and commentary on, the German original of Bernard Bolzano’s 1837 classic book ‘Wissenschaftslehre’.

I omit the front-matter and table of contents, and start with the introduction.

Bolzano begins with a rather conventional (and, I think, even in Bolzano’s time, rather unsurprising) Ὁ βίος βραχύς, ἡ δὲ τέχνη μακρή:



To be continued.





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