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- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 139.99 US$ 125.99
This book addresses the role of religion in the massive political changes that took place in Eastern Europe in 1989. In particular, it examines the role played by the East German church in that country's bloodless revolution. Although some scholars and political commentators have noted that the East German church provided a free space in which dissident... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 20.95 US$ 18.02
Philosophical Logic is a clear and concise critical survey of nonclassical logics of philosophical interest written by one of the world's leading authorities on the subject. After giving an overview of classical logic, John Burgess introduces five central branches of nonclassical logic (temporal, modal, conditional, relevantistic, and... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
Saul Kripke has been a major influence on analytic philosophy and allied fields for a half-century and more. His early masterpiece, Naming and Necessity , reversed the pattern of two centuries of philosophizing about the necessary and the contingent. Although much of his work remains unpublished, several major essays have now appeared in print,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 59.99 US$ 53.99
John P. Burgess presents an illuminating study of the nature of mathematical rigor and of mathematical structure, and above all of the relation between them. He considers recent developments in the field including experimental mathematics and computerized formal proofs, and surveys many historical developments in mathematics, philosophy, and logic. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 29.95
The first beginning logic text to employ the tree method--a complete formal system of first-order logic that is remarkably easy to understand and use--this text allows students to take control of the nuts and bolts of formal logic quickly, and to move on to more complex and abstract problems. The tree method is elaborated in manageable steps over... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.16
This is a concise introduction to current philosophical debates about truth. Combining philosophical and technical material, the book is organized around, but not limited to, the view known as deflationism. In clear language, Burgess and Burgess cover a wide range of issues, including the nature of truth, the status of truth-value gaps, the relationship... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 235.00 US$ 203.67
The synthesis of macrocycles is an art in itself. Template-controlled synthesis provides elegant access to fascinating macrocyclic structures. Polyazamacrocycles, crown ethers, cryptands, rotaxanes, knots -- the range of macrocyclic compounds is as broad as their potential application as molecular switches, in ion exchange, electron transfer or catalysis.... more...