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- Wiley 2015; US$ 124.00
An enlightening introduction to the study of logic: its history, philosophical foundations, and formal structures Logic: Inquiry, Argument, and Order is the first book of its kind to frame the study of introductory logic in terms of problems connected to wider issues of knowledge and judgment that arise in the context of racial, cultural, and... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 129.00
This book contains a selection of the papers presented at the Logic, Reasoning and Rationality 2010 conference (LRR10) in Ghent. The conference aimed at stimulating the use of formal frameworks to explicate concrete cases of human reasoning, and conversely, to challenge scholars in formal studies by presenting them with interesting new cases of actual... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 179.00
This collection of original papers by celebrated figures in the field of natural deduction honors the ground-breaking work of Swedish logician Dag Prawits. It provides a wide-ranging survey of the latest research in proof theory and its many applications. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00
This book presents comparisons of recent accounts in the formalization of natural language (dynamic logics and formal semantics) with informal conceptions of interaction (dialogue, natural logic and attribution of rationality) that have been developed in both psychology and epistemology. There are four parts which explore: historical and systematic... more...
- 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... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00
This book presents a new analytical method for the better understanding of reasoning in classical oratory. It features in-depth analysis of selected forensic speeches from Ciceronian oratory and offers complex argumentative strategies. more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
The book attempts to develop an account of simplicity in terms of testability, and to use this account to provide an adequate characterization of induction, one immune to the class of problems suggested by Nelson Goodman. It is then shown that the past success of induction, thus characterized, constitutes evidence for its future success. A qualitative... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00
In its second edition, this book surveys the changing landscape of philosophical logic, and shows how the computer science, artificial intelligence and computational linguistics fields have driven the demand for development in philosophical logic. more...
- Springer Netherlands 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. This book examines this model and its alternatives, both from a semantic and from a metaphysical point of view. ? more...