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- 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... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2005; US$ 22.95
Epistemic logic is the branch of philosophical thought that seeks to formalize the discourse about knowledge. Its object is to articulate and clarify the general principles of reasoning about claims to and attributions of knowledge. This comprehensive survey of the topic offers the first systematic account of the subject as it has developed in the... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00
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...
- 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...
- Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 37.99
Kit Fine has since the 1970s been one of the leading contributors to work at the intersection of logic and metaphysics. This is his eagerly-awaited first book in the area. It draws together a series of essays, three of them previously unpublished, on possibility, necessity, and tense. These puzzling aspects of the way the world is have been the focus... more...