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- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00
?This edited collection discusses phenomenological critiques of formalism and their relevance to the problem of responsibility and the life-world. The book deals with themes of formalization of knowledge in connection to the life-world, the natural world, the history of science and our responsibility for both our epistemic claims and the world in which... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
In this challenging and provocative analysis, Dale Jacquette argues that contemporary philosophy labours under a number of historically inherited delusions about the nature of logic and the philosophical significance of certain formal properties of specific types of logical constructions. Exposing some of the key misconceptions about formal symbolic... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 64.99
Brimming with visual examples of concepts, derivation rules, and proof strategies, this introductory text is ideal for students with no previous experience in logic. Students will learn translation both from formal language into English and from English into formal language; how to use truth trees and truth tables to test propositions for logical... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 31.99
hen we understand that something is a pot, is it because of one property that all pots share? This seems unlikely, but without this common essence, it is difficult to see how we could teach someone to use the word “pot? or to see something as a pot. The Buddhist apoha theory tries to resolve this dilemma, first, by rejecting properties such as “potness?... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 69.95
Sweet Reason pulls off the impossible: it provides a fun-to-read but also competent introduction to logic. Students in any discipline will find the text to be an intriguing first course in logical theory. J.C. Beall, University of Connecticut and University of Otago Introductory logic books are a dime a dozen.... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 221.00
This book analyzes the discovery of Chinese logic as a paradigmatic case of the epistemic shifts that have shaped interpretations of China?s intellectual heritage. Reconstructing the transcultural genealogy of a modern discourse, it adds a neglected chapter to the global history of philosophy. more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 28.99
Jńanasrimitra (975-1025) was regarded by both Buddhists and non-Buddhists as the most important Indian philosopher of his generation. His theory of exclusion combined a philosophy of language with a theory of conceptual content, or, in simpler terms, an investigation into the nature of our words and thoughts. His theory informed nearly all the work... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 150.00
Timothy Smiley has made ground-breaking contributions to modal logic, free logic, multiple-conclusion logic, and plural logic; he has illuminated Aristotle?s syllogistic, the ideas of logical form and consequence, and the distinction between assertion and rejection; and his debunking work on the theory of descriptions is a tour de force. In this volume,... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 209.00
Offers a study of the nature of topoi, the conceptual ancestors of modern argument schemes, between Aristotle and Cicero. This title presents a treatment of Aristotle's and Cicero's methods of topoi and, by exploring their relationship, it illuminates an area of ancient rhetoric and logic which has been obscured for more than 2000 years. more...