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- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Kierkegaard and Nietzsche revive an ancient approach to ethics that evaluates different ways of life considered as a whole. Comparing and contrasting their respective ideals of faith and individual sovereignty, this work reveals a valuable new path for contemporary ethics. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 55.00
Although Hegel considered Science of Logic essential to his philosophy, it has received scant commentary compared with the other three books he published in his lifetime. Here philosopher Stanley Rosen rescues the Science of Logic from obscurity, arguing that its neglect is responsible for contemporary philosophy’s fracture... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 33.00
Many students ask, 'What is the point of learning formal logic?' This book gives them the answer. Using the methods of deductive logic, Nelson Lande introduces each new element in exquisite detail, as he takes students through example after example, proof after proof, explaining the thinking behind each concept. Shaded areas and appendices throughout... more...
- Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99
Think more critically, learn to question everything, and don't let your own†brain trip you up. † † This fresh and exciting approach to science, skepticism, and critical thinking will enlighten and inspire readers of all ages. With a mix of wit and wisdom, it challenges everyone to think like a scientist, embrace the skeptical life, and improve their... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00
What is the relationship between perception and perceptual judgment? Does it involve sensual content that cannot be expressed verbally, or is it verbal structures that first allow us to recognize something? Both positions engender discomfort. In this systematically conceived examination grounded in the history of philosophy, Nolte uncovers the dogma... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
2012 GAP/ontos-Award for furthering scientific research in the field of analytical ontology and metaphysics. As philosophers are keen to say, there is a possible world where Socrates is a carpenter. Plausibly, truths about what might or could not be the case are not basic but grounded in more fundamental features of reality. Steinberg develops this... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 39.99
This book explains the first published consistency proof of PA. It contains the original Gentzen's proof, but it uses modern terminology and examples to illustrate the essential notions. The author comments on Gentzen's steps which are supplemented with exact calculations and parts of formal derivations. A notable aspect of the proof is the representation... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 99.00
This volume describes and analyzes in a systematic way the great contributions of the philosopher Krister Segerberg to the study of real and doxastic actions. Following an introduction which functions as a roadmap to Segerberg's works on actions, the first part of the book covers relations between actions, intentions and routines, dynamic logic as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 178.00
Nyana is the most rational and logical of all the classical Indian philosophical systems. In the study of Nyana philosophy, Karikavali with its commentary Muktavali, both by Visvanatha Nyayapancanana, with the commentaries Dinakari and Ramarudri, have been of decisive significance for the last few centuries as advanced introductions to this subject.... more...