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- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 34.95
This book examines three areas in which abductive reasoning is especially important: medicine, science, and law. The reader is introduced to abduction and shown how it has evolved historically into the framework of conventional wisdom in logic. Discussions draw upon recent techniques used in artificial intelligence, particularly in the areas of... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00
Abductive Reasoning: Logical Investigations into Discovery and Explanation is a much awaited original contribution to the study of abductive reasoning, providing logical foundations and a rich sample of pertinent applications. Divided into three parts on the conceptual framework, the logical foundations, and the applications, this monograph takes... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 179.00
This book presents adaptive logics (ALs) as an intuitive and powerful framework to model defeasible reasoning. It offers case studies stemming from various contexts of defeasible reasoning, such as default reasoning, argumentation, and normative reasoning. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2002; US$ 33.99
Where do new ideas come from? What is social intelligence? Why do social scientists perform mindless statistical rituals? This vital book is about rethinking rationality as adaptive thinking: to understand how minds cope with their environments, both ecological and social. Gerd Gigerenzer proposes and illustrates a bold new research program that investigates... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 204.00
Advances in Modal Logic is a unique forum for presenting the latest results and new directions of research in modal logic. The topics dealt with are of interdisciplinary interest and range from mathematical, computational, and philosophical problems to applications in knowledge representation and formal linguistics.Volume 3 presents substantial advances... more...
- Elsevier Science 1986; US$ 72.95
Jarvis and McNaughton provide a cogent example of the impact of physiological studies in ecology. The study of transpiration is of basic importance in botany and their paper shows how the often conflicting conclusions reached by physiological ecologists and micrometeorologists may be reconciled. Courtney's analysis of Pereid butterfly ecology looks... more...