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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
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...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 134.00
Offers and explains the hypothesis that the end of the 13th century does not denote the 'final stage' and the 'stage of decay' of Arabic logic as the 'Aristotelian logic' continues its life and development in the following period in Bosnia and Herzegovina where it had skilled interpreters. 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 2011; US$ 33.99
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...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 29.99
Jñanasrimitra (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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 74.99
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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 110.00
The book presents the state of the art of research into the legacy of interwar Polish analytic philosophy and exemplifies different approaches to the history of philosophy. It contains discussions and reconstructions of aspects of Polish philosophy and logic as well as reactions to and developments of this tradition. more...