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  • From a Geometrical Point of Viewby John Symons

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    Explores historical and philosophical aspects of category theory, trying there with to expose its significance in the mathematical landscape. This book offers a conceptual perspective on category theory and categorical logic. It is suitable for mathematicians, logicians, historians of contemporary mathematics, physicists and computer scientists. more...

  • A Tear in the Curtainby John Symons

    Shepheard-Walwyn 2013; US$ 12.99

    Vivid and candid, this historical novel chronicles the lives of three families over the course of 50 years during the Cold War and its aftermath. The experiences of each family?one British, one Hungarian, and one Russian?reflect the brutality, danger, bravery, heartbreak, hope, and disappointment during the days when the world was divided by the Iron... more...

  • A Tear in the Curtainby John Symons

    M-Y Books 2012; US$ 3.99

    This is a gem of a book ? compellingly well-written, so absorbing it can be read at a sitting. Re-reading yields more each time, like the best music ? In spare, beautiful prose - all the more moving for its under-stated elegance and all the more gripping for its striking use of Hemingway-like short sentence and punchy dialogue ? His technique of using... more...

  • This Life Of Graceby John Symons

    M-Y Books 2015; US$ 4.99

    The quiet courage of a family in dire adversity could not be better demonstrated?John Symons describes the tragedies that struck at the heart of a poor but devoted Cornish family. Humanity and the valour of the human spirit shine from every page.? This England ?This Life of Grace is the sort of book we should all be encouraged to write if we are in... more...

  • The Devils Danceby John Symons

    M-Y Books 2015; Not Available

    John Symons is a historian and writer. His three other books are also published by Shepheard-Walwyn. more...

  • Logicism, Intuitionism, and Formalismby John Symons; Dirk Dalen

    Springer 2008; US$ 349.00

    Aims to review the programmes in the foundations of mathematics from the classical period and to assess their possible relevance for contemporary philosophy of mathematics. This work is suitable for researchers and graduate students of philosophy, logic, mathematics and theoretical computer science. more...

  • Degrees of Beliefby John Symons; Jaakko Hintikka

    Springer 2008; US$ 49.99

    The idea that belief comes in degrees is based on the observation that we are more certain of some things than of others. This title gives an overview of these theories. It also relates these debates to more traditional concerns of the philosophy of language and mind, and epistemic logic, namely how belief simpliciter does or ought to behave. more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychologyby Sarah Robins; John Symons; Paco Calvo

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 225.00

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology is an invaluable guide and major reference source to the major topics, problems, concepts and debates in philosophy of psychology and is the first companion of its kind. A team of renowned international contributors provide forty-two chapters organised into six clear parts: I. Historical background... more...

  • Otto Neurath and the Unity of Scienceby John Symons; Olga Pombo; Juan Manuel Torres

    Springer 2010; US$ 179.00

    This volume critically reexamines Otto Neurath's conception of the unity of science. Some of the leading scholars of Neurath's work, along with many prominent philosophers of science critically examine his place in the history of philosophy of science and evaluate the relevance of his work for contemporary debates concerning the unity of science. more...

  • Special Sciences and the Unity of Scienceby Olga Pombo; Juan Manuel Torres; John Symons

    Springer 2012; US$ 159.00

    As it was expressed in the Introduction to the volume on Neurath (vol. 18 of the series LEUS), science is a dynamic process in which the assimilation of new phenomena, perspectives and hypotheses and their subsequent organization in the scientific corpus takes place just slowly. Therefore, a permanently landscape of apparent disunity is an unavoidable... more...