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  • A Rulebook for Argumentsby Anthony Weston

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 8.95

    A Rulebook for Arguments is a succinct introduction to the art of writing and assessing arguments, organized around specific rules, each illustrated and explained soundly but briefly. This widely popular primer?translated into eight languages?remains the first choice in all disciplines for writers who seek straightforward guidance about how to assess... more...

  • Fundamental Uncertaintyby Professor Silva Marzetti Dall'aste Brandolini; Professor Roberto Scazzieri

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 125.00

    This volume addresses the subject of uncertainty from the point of view of an extended conception of rationality. In particular, the contributions explore the premises and implications of plausible reasoning when probabilities are non-measurable or unknown, and when the space of possible events is only partially identified. more...

  • The Realism-Antirealism Debate in the Age of Alternative Logicsby Shahid Rahman; Giuseppe Primiero; Mathieu Marion

    Springer 2011; US$ 219.00

    The relation between logic and knowledge has been at the heart of a lively debate since the 1960s. On the one hand, the epistemic approaches based their formal arguments in the mathematics of Brouwer and intuitionistic logic. Following Michael Dummett, they started to call themselves 'antirealists'. Others persisted with the formal background... more...

  • Relational Syllogisms and the History of Arabic Logic, 900-1900by Khaled El-Rouayheb

    BRILL 2010; US$ 168.00

    Relational inferences are a well-known problem for Aristotelian logic. This book charts the development of thinking about this problem by logicians writing in Arabic from the ninth to the nineteenth century. It shows that that the development of Arabic logic did not - as is often supposed - come to an end in the fourteenth century. more...

  • Paradoxby Doris Olin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Paradoxes are more than just intellectual puzzles - they raise substantive philosophical issues and offer the promise of increased philosophical knowledge. In this introduction to paradox and paradoxes, Doris Olin shows how seductive paradoxes can be, why they confuse and confound, and why they continue to fascinate. Olin examines the nature of paradox,... more...

  • The Man of Reasonby Genevieve Lloyd

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 41.95

    This new edition of Genevieve Lloyd's classic study of the maleness of reason in philosophy contains a new introduction and bibliographical essay assessing the book's place in the explosion of writing and gender since 1984. more...

  • Multiple-Conclusion Logicby D. J. Shoesmith; T. J. Smiley

    Cambridge University Press 1978; US$ 56.00

    This is a sustained study of the subject and is certain to stimulate further research. more...

  • The Logic of Provabilityby George S. Boolos

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 56.00

    Boolos, a pre-eminent philosopher of mathematics, investigates the relationship between provability and modal logic. more...

  • Epistemologische Fiktionenby Thomas Klinkert

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    This monograph investigates the relationship between literature and science against the background of the functional differentiation of modern society. Using examples from different linguistic areas? French (Diderot, Rousseau, Balzac, Flaubert, Zola, Proust, Houellebecq), German (Goethe, Freud, Musil), Italian (Vico, Manzoni, Pirandello,... more...

  • Saving Truth From Paradoxby Hartry Field

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 44.99

    Saving Truth from Paradox is an ambitious investigation into paradoxes of truth and related issues, with occasional forays into notions such as vagueness, the nature of validity, and the G--ouml--;del incompleteness theorems. Hartry Field presents a new approach to the paradoxes and provides a systematic and detailed account of the main competing approaches.... more...