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- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00
An introductory 2001 textbook on probability and induction written by a foremost philosopher of science. more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 53.99
Gottlob Frege's Grundgesetze der Arithmetik, or Basic Laws of Arithmetic, was intended to be his magnum opus, the book in which he would finally establish his logicist philosophy of arithmetic. But because of the disaster of Russell's Paradox, which undermined Frege's proofs, the more mathematical parts of the book have rarely been read.... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99
The A to Z of Logic introduces the central concepts of the field in a series of brief, non-technical, cross-referenced dictionary entries. The 352 alphabetically arranged entries give a clear, basic introduction to a very broad range of logical topics. Entries can be found on deductive systems, such as propositional logic, modal logic, deontic logic,... more...
- Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99
Think more critically, learn to question everything, and don't let your own brain trip you up. This fresh and exciting approach to science, skepticism, and critical thinking will enlighten and inspire readers of all ages. With a mix of wit and wisdom, it challenges everyone to think like a scientist, embrace the skeptical life, and improve their... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 105.00
It must be acknowledged that the essays presented here do not constitute a systematic account of any sort but represent occasional forays. Some deal with matters that happened to evoke Rescher?s interest, others grew out of a chance encounter with a text he deemed to be of particular value. Throughout, challenges of the work itself more... more...
- De Gruyter 2003; US$ 49.00
Die Philosophie wurde von so unterschiedlichen Philosophen wie Wolff und Russell als Möglichkeitswissenschaft bezeichnet. Doch erwiesen sich die modalen Konzepte von Möglichkeit und Notwendigkeit als sperrig und vieldeutig, und ihr Verhältnis zum Wirklichkeitsbegriff bleibt problematisch. Die vorliegende Sammlung beleuchtet die Metaphysik... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00
Der vorliegende Band diskutiert neben den metaphysischen Aspekten einer Zeittheorie wie Persistenz und Indexikalität auch die soziale bzw. institutionelle Dimension des Zeitbegriffs. Was bedeutet es von einer Entität, sei es einem gewöhnlichen Ding oder einer Institution, zu behaupten, dass es bzw. sie in der Zeit existiert? Was muss eine... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 36.00
There are many uncertainties in the real world. Fuzzy theory treats a kind of uncertainty called fuzziness, where it shows that the boundary of yes or no is ambiguous and appears in the meaning of words or is included in the subjunctives or recognition of human beings. Fuzzy theory is essential and is applicable to many systems — from consumer... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00
This volume brings the unspoken philosophical premises (plausibilities) of four outstanding German and Russian thinkers into mutual dialogue. The focus is on Nietzsche, who regarded Russian thought as an alternative to the basic assumptions of European moral philosophy. The study culminates in an analysis of Nietzsche?s work, The Antichrist... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
In classical logic, vagueness is an undesirable property for predicates. However, this study suggests for the first time the benefits of vagueness in natural language. Communicating through vague predicates is usually successful. They enable efficient, economical, and flexible communication. The study examines whether vagueness in the... more...