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- John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2008; US$ 121.95
Setting the stage with a selection of readings from important nineteenth century philosophers, this reader on truth puts in conversation some of the main philosophical figures from the twentieth century in the analytic, continental, and pragmatist traditions. Focuses on the value or normativity of truth through exposing the dialogues between different... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 134.95
From Naming to Saying explores the classicquestion of the unity of the proposition, combining an historical approach with contemporary causal theories to offer a unique and novel solution. Presents compelling and sophisticated answers to questions about how language represents the world. Defends a novel approach to the classical question about... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 70.00
Lack of ability to think probabilistically makes one prone to a variety of irrational fears and vulnerable to scams designed to exploit probabilistic naiveté, impairs decision making under uncertainty, facilitates the misinterpretation of statistical information, and precludes critical evaluation of likelihood claims. Cognition and Chance presents... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1996; US$ 24.95
Reasoning is the everyday process that we all use in order to draw conclusions from facts or evidence. To think critically about what you read and hear is a vital skill for everyone, whether you are a student or not. When we are faced with texts, news items or speeches, what is being said is often obscured by the words used and we may be unsure whether... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 41.95
Logic With Trees is a new and original introduction to modern formal logic. Unlike most texts, it also contains discussions on more philosophical issues such as truth, conditionals and modal logic. It presents the formal material with clarity, preferring more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 36.00
Mark Vorobej develops a novel approach to argument interpretation and evaluation that synthesizes subjective concerns about the personal points of view of individual arguers, with objective concerns about the structural properties of arguments. A Theory of Argument is an advanced textbook intended for students in philosophy, communication studies and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 39.95
Provides an overview of the influential theories of practical reasoning found in Aristotle, Hume and Kant. This book examines practical reasoning in important topics in moral psychology - weakness of will, self-deception, rationalization and more. It is for those interested in the role of reason in ethics or the nature of human action. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 149.99
Divided into three parts on the conceptual framework, the logical foundations, and the applications, this work takes the reader for a tour through the taxonomy of abductive reasoning, via the logical workings of abductive inference ending with applications pertinent to scientific explanation, empirical progress, pragmatism and belief revision. more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 114.99
This is a study of the English word and the logical operators variously proposed to present its meaning. It examines the textbook myths that have clouded our understanding of "logical" vocabulary, and considers the historical conceptions of disjunction and its place in logic from ancient times. more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 24.95
This monograph purports to provide a solution to semantical paradoxes like "the liar". The authors base this solution on J.L.Austin's idea of truth, which is fundamental to situation semantics, and compare two models of language, propositions and truth. more...