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- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 8.60 US$ 7.40
Featuring more than 450 entries primarily concentrating on technical terminology, the history of logic, the foundations of mathematics, and non-classical logic, A Dictionary of Logic is an essential resource for students studying philosophical logic at a high level. more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 61.95
The notion of proof is central to mathematics yet it is one of the most difficult aspects of the subject to teach and master. In particular, undergraduate mathematics students often experience difficulties in understanding and constructing proofs. Understanding Mathematical Proof describes the nature of mathematical proof, explores the various... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95
Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The thesis of this book is that argument is not a kind of logic but a kind of communication?conversation based on disagreement. Claims about the epistemic and political effects of argument get their authority not from logic but from their ?fit with the facts? about how communication works. A Theory... 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...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 139.00
This volume develops the depth and breadth of the mathematics underlying the construction and analysis of Hadamard matrices, and their use in the construction of combinatorial designs. At the same time, it pursues current research in their numerous applications in security and cryptography, quantum information, and communications. Bridges among diverse... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 49.99
This book examines the relationship between mathematics and data in the modern world. Indeed, modern societies are awash with data which must be manipulated in many different ways: encrypted, compressed, shared between users in a prescribed manner, protected from an unauthorised access and transmitted over unreliable channels. All of these operations... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00
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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00
This monograph presents recursion theory from a generalized and largely global point of view. A major theme is the study of the structures of degrees arising from two key notions of reducibility, the Turing degrees and the hyperdegrees, using ideas and techniques beyond those of classical recursion theory. These include structure theory,... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 29.99 US$ 23.99
The fun and friendly guide to really understanding math U Can: Basic Math & Pre-Algebra For Dummies is the fun, friendly guide to making sense of math. It walks you through the "how" and "why" to help you master the crucial operations that underpin every math class you'll ever take. With no-nonsense lessons, step-by-step instructions, practical... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99
This book includes detailed critical analysis of a wide variety of versions of the indispensability argument, as well as a novel approach to traditional views about mathematics. more...