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- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 34.00
Philosophical logic has been, and continues to be, a driving force behind much progress and development in philosophy more broadly. This collection by up-and-coming philosophical logicians deals with a broad range of topics, including, for example, proof-theory, probability, context-sensitivity, dialetheism and dynamic semantics. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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...
- Oneworld Publications 2009; US$ 17.99
"Written by true experts. Informative yet so much fun to read!" Nassim Nicholas Taleb – author of The Black Swan "Easy-to-digest and highly competent. If everyone were to read this book, the world would become a more enlightened place." Gerd Gigerenzer – author of Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconsious Uneasy with how chance determines... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
The papers in this volume present some of the most recent results of the work about contradictions in philosophical logic and metaphysics; examine the history of contradiction in crucial phases of philosophical thought; consider the relevance of contradictions for political and philosophical actuality. From this consideration a common question emerges:... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00
An introductory 2001 textbook on probability and induction written by a foremost philosopher of science. more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 270.00
The Handbook of the History of Logic is a multi-volume research instrument that brings to the development of logic the best in modern techniques of historical and interpretative scholarship. It is the first work in English in which the history of logic is presented so extensively. The volumes are numerous and large. Authors have been given considerable... more...