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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

    Shepheard Walwyn (Publishers) Ltd 2012; US$ 4.99

    A Tear in the Curtain is a historical novel. The story tells of three families, British, Hungarian and Russian, whose lives are linked for fifty years during the Cold War and afterwards.Their experiences reflect the danger, bravery, heartbreak, joy and sorrow of those days when Europe was divided by the Iron Curtain. Four eleven year-olds spend an... 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 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...

  • Quantifiers, Questions and Quantum Physicsby Daniel Kolak; John Symons

    Springer 2007; US$ 119.00

    Jaakko Hintikka is one of the most creative figures in contemporary philosophy. He has made significant contributions to virtually all areas of the discipline, from epistemology and the philosophy of logic to the history of philosophy and the philosophy of science. Part of the fruitfulness of Hintikka’s work is due to its opening important new... 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...

  • Observing Children in Their Natural Worldsby Anthony D. Pellegrini; Frank Symons; John Hoch

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    This book shows readers how to conduct observational methods, research tools used to describe and explain behaviors as they unfold in everyday settings. The book now uses both an evolutionary and a cultural perspective. The methods presented are drawn from psychology, education, family studies, sociology, and anthropology, but the author's primary... more...