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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
Induction is the logical process we use to arrive at general claims, scientific laws, definitions, and predictions. This book offers state-of-the-art essays by experts who argue against the prevailing Humean view of inductive reasoning as an unreliable, enumerative argument. They present alternative accounts in line with an on-going tradition that... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 14.00
Whether regarded as a science, an art, or a skill?and it can properly be regarded as all three?logic is the basis of our ability to think, analyze, argue, and communicate. Indeed, logic goes to the very core of what we mean by human intelligence. In this concise, crisply readable book, distinguished professor D. Q. McInerny offers an indispensable... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99
Logic is often perceived as having little to do with the rest of philosophy, and even less to do with real life. In this introduction, Graham Priest explores the philosophical roots of the subject, explaining how modern formal logic addresses many issues. more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 285.00
The papers presented in this volume examine topics of central interest in contemporary philosophy of logic. They include reflections on the nature of logic and its relevance for philosophy today, and explore in depth developments in informal logic and the relation of informal to symbolic logic, mathematical metatheory and the limiting metatheorems,... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
This compelling reevaluation of the relationship between logic and knowledge affirms the key role that the notion of judgement must play in such a review. The commentary repatriates the concept of judgement in the discussion, banished in recent times by the logical positivism of Wittgenstein, Hilbert and Schlick, and the Platonism of Bolzano. The volume... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
Over the past few years, the tree model of time has been widely employed to deal with issues concerning the semantics of tensed discourse. The thought that has motivated its adoption is that the most plausible way to make sense of indeterminism is to conceive of future possibilities as branches that depart from a common trunk, constituted by the past... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99
The A to Z of Logic introduces the central concepts of the field in a series of brief, non-technical, cross-referenced dictionary entries. The 352 alphabetically arranged entries give a clear, basic introduction to a very broad range of logical topics. Entries can be found on deductive systems, such as propositional logic, modal logic, deontic logic,... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 232.00
In linguistics one usually differentiates between content words and function words. But most people do not know that this differentiation does not have its root in modern times. And also it cannot be found in antiquity in this form. more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2009; US$ 113.99
This dictionary introduces undergraduate and post-graduate students in philosophy, mathematics, and computer science to the main problems and positions in philosophical logic. Coverage includes not only key figures, positions, terminology, and debates within philosophical logic itself, but issues in related, overlapping disciplines such as set theory... more...
- Springer 2004; US$ 425.00
The articles in this volume deal with the main inferential methods that can be applied to different kinds of experimental evidence. These contributions - accompanied with critical comments - by renowned scholars in the field of philosophy of science aim at removing the traditional opposition between inductivists and deductivists . more...