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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Ever since Saul Kripke and others developed a semantic interpretation for modal logic, 'possible worlds' has been a much debated issue in contemporary metaphysics. To propose the idea of a possible world that differs in some way from our actual world - for example a world where the grass is red or where no people exist - can help us to analyse and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
The first edition, published by Acumen in 2000, became a prescribed textbook on modal logic courses. The second edition has been fully revised in response to readers' suggestions, including two new chapters on conditional logic, which was not covered in the first edition. "Modal Logics and Philosophy" is a fully comprehensive introduction to modal... more...
- The Lutterworth Press 2014; US$ 28.00
This book is a gift to all who are concerned about global warming, climate change, poisonous living environments, and the growing disparity between the 1 percent and the 99 percent. Completed when Hurricane Sandy had wreaked havoc on the Northeast seaboard of the United States, this book is a timely wake-up call to all the inhabitents of our shared... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 34.67
Der vorliegende Band präsentiert Harichs Studien zur Logik, zum Verhältnis von Logik und Dialektik sowie zur Erkenntnistheorie, an denen er Zeit seines Lebens arbeitete. Bereits 1941/1942 wandte sich Harich erstmals diesem Themenfeld zu. Als Student an der Berliner Universität und Schüler von Eduard Spranger und Nicolai Hartmann fertigte er verschiedene... 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...
- 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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 149.00
Alfred Tarski (1901?1983) was a renowned Polish/American mathematician, a giant of the twentieth century, who helped establish the foundations of geometry, set theory, model theory, algebraic logic and universal algebra. Throughout his career, he taught mathematics and logic at universities and sometimes in secondary schools. Many of his writings before... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00
Although originally published in France in 1951 this English translation was not published until 1975. The book supplements the authors? previous publications on the development of thought in the child and is the result of two preoccupations: how thought that is in the process of formation acts to assimilate those aspects of experience that cannot... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 48.16
Der vorliegende Sammelband behandelt das Werk Augustinus Wucherer-Huldenfelds, einem der bedeutendsten österreichischen Philosophen des ausgehenden 20. und beginnenden 21. Jahrhunderts. Sein Denken setzt bei einer ursprünglichen Erfahrung des menschlichen Daseins an, die mittels einer neu konzipierten phänomenologisch-hermeneutischen Methode erschlossen... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 700.00
This successful textbook on logic, now in its fourth edition, features a time-tested design. The work can be profitably read by beginning students of logic as well as students of other fields with prior knowledge of mathematics or formal semantics. Practice exercises cover all of the material. The new edition has been updated and revised; the solutions... more...