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  • An Introduction to Probability and Inductive Logicby Ian Hacking

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 35.00

    An introductory 2001 textbook on probability and induction written by a foremost philosopher of science. more...

  • Studies in the History of Logicby Nicholas Rescher

    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 than compensated... more...

  • Possibility and Realityby Hans Rott; Vitezslav Horak

    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 und Logik... more...

  • Counterfactualsby David Lewis

    Wiley 2013; US$ 129.95

    Counterfactuals is David Lewis' forceful presentation of and sustained argument for a particular view about propositions which express contrary to fact conditionals, including his famous defense of realism about possible worlds. more...

  • Persistenz, Indexikalität, Zeiterfahrungby Pedro Schmechtig; Gerhard Schönrich

    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 Zeittheorie... more...

  • Differente Plausibilitätenby Ekaterina Poljakova

    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, in which... more...

  • Der Wert der Vagheitby Nora Kluck

    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 law has positive... more...

  • An Examination of Logical Positivismby Julius Rudolph Weinberg

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Classical Logic and Its Rabbit-Holesby Nelson P. Lande

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 33.00

    Many students ask, 'What is the point of learning formal logic?' This book gives them the answer. Using the methods of deductive logic, Nelson Lande introduces each new element in exquisite detail, as he takes students through example after example, proof after proof, explaining the thinking behind each concept. Shaded areas and appendices throughout... more...

  • Philosophy of Logic (Routledge Revivals)by Hilary Putnam

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1971, Professor Putnam's essay concerns itself with the ontological problem in the philosophy of logic and mathematics - that is, the issue of whether the abstract entities spoken of in logic and mathematics really exist. He also deals with the question of whether or not reference to these abstract entities is really indispensible... more...