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- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00
This volume presents recent advances in philosophical logic with chapters focusing on non-classical logics, including paraconsistent logics, substructural logics, modal logics of agency and other modal logics. The authors cover themes such as the knowability paradox, tableaux and sequent calculi, natural deduction, definite descriptions, identity,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Metaphysics: An Introduction combines comprehensive coverage of the core elements of metaphysics with contemporary and lively debates within the subject. It provides a rigorous and yet accessible overview of a rich array of topics , connecting the abstract nature of metaphysics with the real world. Topics covered include: ? Basic logic for metaphysics... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 49.95 US$ 43.29
An enlightening introduction to the study of logic: its history, philosophical foundations, and formal structures Logic: Inquiry, Argument, and Order is the first book of its kind to frame the study of introductory logic in terms of problems connected to wider issues of knowledge and judgment that arise in the context of racial, cultural, and... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2007; US$ 12.99
Can you believe someone who says I?m telling the truth now?? Can a robot be human? What?s the best way to win a game of chicken? And how do you know you?re not dreaming right now? In this book of puzzles and paradoxes, Peter Cave introduces some of life?s most important questions with tales and tall stories, jokes and arguments, common sense and... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2009; US$ 17.99
"Written by true experts. Informative yet so much fun to read!" Nassim Nicholas Taleb author of The Black Swan "Easy-to-digest and highly competent. If everyone were to read this book, the world would become a more enlightened place." Gerd Gigerenzer author of Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconsious Uneasy with how chance determines a... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95
Studies in Logic and the Foundations of Mathematics: The Theory of Models covers the proceedings of the International Symposium on the Theory of Models, held at the University of California, Berkeley on June 25 to July 11, 1963. The book focuses on works devoted to the foundations of mathematics, generally known as "the theory of models." The selection... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 95.46
The calculation of channel capacities was one of Rudolf Ahlswede's specialties and is the main topic of this second volume of his Lectures on Information Theory. Here we find a detailed account of some very classical material from the early days of Information Theory, including developments from the USA, Russia, Hungary and (which Ahlswede was probably... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
From 1995 to 2013, Stanley Fish?s provocative New York Times columns consistently generated passionate discussion and debate. In Think Again , he has assembled almost one hundred of his best columns into a thematically arranged collection with a substantial new introduction that explains his intention in writing these pieces and offers an analysis... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2004; US$ 24.95
Many texts on logic are written with a mathematical emphasis, and focus primarily on the development of a formal apparatus and associated techniques. In other, more philosophical texts, the topic is often presented as an indulgent collection of musings on issues for which technical solutions have long since been devised. What has been missing until... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 28.02
While the experimental sciences address statistical probability, philosophy looks at probability in a subjective sense as gradations of rational belief. Schurz develops a dualistic approach to combine these two notions. Drawing on Kant, he asserts that a subjective probability theory without statistical probability is blind, but statistical... more...