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- OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
This book is an introduction to modern formal logic. It is not a text book, however, but explores the philosophical roots of the subject. Each chapter takes some philosophical problem or logical conundrum, and explains how it may be handled in light of modern logic. more...
- Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83
Dialetheism is the view that some contradictions are true. This is a view which runs against orthodoxy in logic and metaphysics since Aristotle, and has implications for many of the core notions of philosophy. Doubt Truth to Be a Liar explores these implications for truth, rationality, negation, and the nature of logic, and develops further the defence... more...
- Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59
In Contradiction advocates and defends the view that there are true contradictions (dialetheism), a view that flies in the face of orthodoxy in Western philosophy since Aristotle. The book has been at the centre of the controversies surrounding dialetheism ever since its first publication in 1987. This second edition of the book substantially expands... more...
- Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 46.99 US$ 40.41
Graham Priest presents a ground-breaking account of the semantics of intentional language - verbs such as 'believes', 'fears', 'seeks', or 'imagines'. Towards Non-Being proceeds in terms of objects that may be either existent or non-existent, at worlds that may be either possible or impossible. The book will be of central interest to anyone who is... more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89
Graham Priest presents an original exploration of questions concerning the one and the many. He covers a wide range of issues in metaphysics?unity, identity, grounding, mereology, universals, being, intentionality and nothingness?and draws on Western and Asian philosophy as well as paraconsistent logic to offer a radically new treatment of unity. more...
- Open Court 2010; US$ 21.99
Socrates, an Athenian soldier, was a calmly efficient killing machine. His student Plato was an accomplished and broad-shouldered wrestler. Martial arts and philosophy have always gone hand in hand, as well as fist in throat. Philosophical argument is closely parallel with hand-to-hand combat. And all of today?s Asian martial artslike Karate,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
This is the first substantial academic book to lay out the philosophical terrain within the study of the martial arts and to explore the significance of this fascinating subject for contemporary philosophy. The book is divided into three sections. The first section concerns what philosophical reflection can teach us about the martial arts, and especially... more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 275.00
It has been ten years since its first edition, making the Handbook of Brewing, Second Edition the must have resource on the science and technology of beer production. It recounts how during this time, the industry has transformed both commercially and technically and how many companies have been subsumed into large multinationals while at the other... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09
The Moon Points Back investigates central areas of Buddhist philosophy -- most importantly the notion of emptiness ( sunyata ) -- using the techniques of contemporary analytic philosophy and logic. The volume's approach allows for novel understandings and insights of these areas, showing how Buddhist philosophers can engage with debates in contemporary... more...