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- Wiley 2008; US$ 140.95
Setting the stage with a selection of readings from important nineteenth century philosophers, this reader on truth puts in conversation some of the main philosophical figures from the twentieth century in the analytic, continental, and pragmatist traditions. Focuses on the value or normativity of truth through exposing the dialogues between different... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 138.95
From Naming to Saying explores the classicquestion of the unity of the proposition, combining an historical approach with contemporary causal theories to offer a unique and novel solution. Presents compelling and sophisticated answers to questions about how language represents the world. Defends a novel approach to the classical question about... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 78.95
Lack of ability to think probabilistically makes one prone to a variety of irrational fears and vulnerable to scams designed to exploit probabilistic naiveté, impairs decision making under uncertainty, facilitates the misinterpretation of statistical information, and precludes critical evaluation of likelihood claims. Cognition and Chance presents... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This book addresses an apparent paradox in the psychology of thinking. On the one hand, human beings are a highly successful species. On the other, intelligent adults are known to exhibit numerous errors and biases in laboratory studies of reasoning and decision making. There has been much debate among both philosophers and psychologists about the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 41.95
Presenting the most comprehensive and lucid account of the topic currently available, Robert Audi's "Practical Reasoning and Ethical Decision" is essential reading for anyone interested in the role of reason in ethics or the nature of human action. The first part of the book is a detailed critical overview of the influential theories of practical reasoning... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 209.00
Divided into three parts on the conceptual framework, the logical foundations, and the applications, this work takes the reader for a tour through the taxonomy of abductive reasoning, via the logical workings of abductive inference ending with applications pertinent to scientific explanation, empirical progress, pragmatism and belief revision. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 109.99
These essays present research on the link between reasoning and practice. They cover issues raised by the move from thought to action, and represent an inquiry into the very nature of reason, reasoning and reasons, rationale, rationalization, and rationality. more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 114.99
This is a study of the English word and the logical operators variously proposed to present its meaning. It examines the textbook myths that have clouded our understanding of "logical" vocabulary, and considers the historical conceptions of disjunction and its place in logic from ancient times. more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 18.99
This monograph purports to provide a solution to semantical paradoxes like "the liar". The authors base this solution on J.L.Austin's idea of truth, which is fundamental to situation semantics, and compare two models of language, propositions and truth. more...