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Logic

  • Turing's Legacyby Rod Downey

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    A collection of essays celebrating the influence of Alan Turing's work in logic, computer science and related areas. more...

  • Referential Opacity and Modal Logicby Dagfinn Follesdal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This landmark dissertation (1961) provides a systematic introduction to systems of modal logic and stands as the first presentation of what have become central ideas in philosophy of language and metaphysics, from the 'new theory of reference' and non-linguistic necessity and essentialism to 'Kripke semantics'. more...

  • Math Bytesby Tim Chartier

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    This book provides a fun, hands-on approach to learning how mathematics and computing relate to the world around us and help us to better understand it. How can reposting on Twitter kill a movie?s opening weekend? How can you use mathematics to find your celebrity look-alike? What is Homer Simpson?s method for disproving Fermat?s Last Theorem? Each... more...

  • Enlightening Symbolsby Joseph Mazur

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    While all of us regularly use basic math symbols such as those for plus, minus, and equals, few of us know that many of these symbols weren?t available before the sixteenth century. What did mathematicians rely on for their work before then? And how did mathematical notations evolve into what we know today? In Enlightening Symbols , popular math... more...

  • Paradoxes of the Infinite (Routledge Revivals)by Bernard Bolzano

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Paradoxes of the Infinite presents one of the most insightful, yet strangely unacknowledged, mathematical treatises of the 19 th century: Dr Bernard Bolzano?s Paradoxien . This volume contains an adept translation of the work itself by Donald A. Steele S.J., and in addition an historical introduction, which includes a brief biography as well as... more...

  • The Language of Game Theoryby Adam Brandenburger

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 127.00

    This volume contains eight papers written by Adam Brandenburger and his co-authors over a period of 25 years. These papers are part of a program to reconstruct game theory in order to make how players reason about a game a central feature of the theory. The program — now called epistemic game theory — extends the classical definition... more...

  • Probing the Meaning of Quantum Mechanicsby Diederik Aerts; Sven Aerts; Christian de Ronde

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 179.00

    This book provides a new original perspective on one of the most fascinating and important open questions in science: What is quantum mechanics talking about? Quantum theory is perhaps our best confirmed physical theory. However, in spite of its great empirical effectiveness and the subsequent technological developments that it gave rise to in the... more...

  • Agent_Zero: Toward Neurocognitive Foundations for Generative Social Scienceby Joshua M. Epstein

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 49.50

    The Final Volume of the Groundbreaking Trilogy on Agent-Based Modeling In this pioneering synthesis, Joshua Epstein introduces a new theoretical entity: Agent_Zero . This software individual, or "agent," is endowed with distinct emotional/affective, cognitive/deliberative, and social modules. Grounded in contemporary neuroscience, these internal... more...

  • Why Is There Philosophy of Mathematics At All?by Ian Hacking

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    Hacking explores how mathematics became possible for the human race, and how it ensured our status as the dominant species. more...

  • Three Views of Logicby Donald W. Loveland; Richard E. Hodel; S. G. Sterrett

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 49.50

    Demonstrating the different roles that logic plays in the disciplines of computer science, mathematics, and philosophy, this concise undergraduate textbook covers select topics from three different areas of logic: proof theory, computability theory, and nonclassical logic. The book balances accessibility, breadth, and rigor, and is designed so that... more...