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- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 39.99
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...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 34.95
This book examines three areas in which abductive reasoning is especially important: medicine, science, and law. The reader is introduced to abduction and shown how it has evolved historically into the framework of conventional wisdom in logic. Discussions draw upon recent techniques used in artificial intelligence, particularly in the areas of multi-agent... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 138.11
Abductive Reasoning: Logical Investigations into Discovery and Explanation is a much awaited original contribution to the study of abductive reasoning, providing logical foundations and a rich sample of pertinent applications. Divided into three parts on the conceptual framework, the logical foundations, and the applications, this monograph takes... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 159.36
This book explores the life and scientific legacy of Manfred Schroeder through personal reflections, scientific essays and Schroeder?s own memoirs. Reflecting the wide range of Schroeder?s activities, the first part of the book contains thirteen articles written by his colleagues and former students. Topics discussed include his early, pioneering... more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 148.74
This book ?nds new things to do with an old idea. The proofs-as-programs paradigm constitutes a set of approaches to developing programs from proofs in constructive logic. It has been over thirty years since the paradigm was ?rst conceived. At that time, there was a belief that proofs-as-programs had the - tential for practical application to semi-automated... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 138.11
This book presents adaptive logics (ALs) as an intuitive and powerful framework to model defeasible reasoning. It offers case studies stemming from various contexts of defeasible reasoning, such as default reasoning, argumentation, and normative reasoning. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 43.99
Where do new ideas come from? What is social intelligence? Why do social scientists perform mindless statistical rituals? This vital book is about rethinking rationality as adaptive thinking: to understand how minds cope with their environments, both ecological and social.Gerd Gigerenzer proposes and illustrates a bold new research program that investigates... more...