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- 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, USA 2002; US$ 33.99
Where do new ideas come from? What is social intelligence? Why do social scientists perform mindless statistical rituals? This vital book is about rethinking rationality as adaptive thinking: to understand how minds cope with their environments, both ecological and social. Gerd Gigerenzer proposes and illustrates a bold new research program that investigates... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1986; US$ 57.00
The Anatomy of Judgment was first published in 1990. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. "The Anatomy of Judgment is a unique and valuable contribution to the literature of the social and humanistic... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 100.00
This book introduces and explores the role of apprehension in reasoning - setting out the problems, determining the vocabulary, fixing the boundaries, and questioning what is often taken for granted. Lynn Holt argues that a robust conception of rationality must include intellectual virtues which cannot be reduced to a set of rules for reasoners, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 28.95
Arguing Well is a lucid introduction to the nature of good reasoning, how to test and construct successful arguments. It assumes no prior knowledge of logic or philosophy. The book includes an introduction to basic symbolic logic. Arguing Well introduces and explains: * The nature and importance of arguments * What to look for in deciding whether arguments... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 199.99
Toulmin's model has been appropriated and adapted by researchers in the fields of speech communications, philosophy and artificial intelligence. This book provides information on the Toulmin model and its appropriation. It talks about the developments in the theory of argument, typology of warrants, comprehensive theory of defeaters, and more. more...
- Gibson Square 2012; US$ 7.28
Beware who you give this book to.' Financial Times 'I recommend that you keep this delightful essay at your side.' Observer 'Dryly witty essay' Alain de Botton, Sunday Telegraph We all sit through meetings with that one person who seems to be able to persuade everyone. What is their secret? Are they more gifted than we are? Or is it just that they... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 149.99
Is reality logical and is logic real? What is the origin of logical intuitions? What is the role of logical structures in the operations of an intelligent mind and in communication? Is the function of logical structure regulative or constitutive or both in concept formation? This volume provides analyses of the logic-reality relationship from different... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 19.99
Covers the entire history of philosophy, from the Greeks, through the Middle Ages, the Enlightenment, and the twentieth century, showing how individual philosophers have each grappled with a particular paradox. more...