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  • Possibility and Realityby Hans Rott; Vitezslav Horak

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 49.00

    Die Philosophie wurde von so unterschiedlichen Philosophen wie Wolff und Russell als Möglichkeitswissenschaft bezeichnet. Doch erwiesen sich die modalen Konzepte von Möglichkeit und Notwendigkeit als sperrig und vieldeutig, und ihr Verhältnis zum Wirklichkeitsbegriff bleibt problematisch. Die vorliegende Sammlung beleuchtet die Metaphysik und Logik... more...

  • Persistenz, Indexikalität, Zeiterfahrungby Pedro Schmechtig; Gerhard Schönrich

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    Der vorliegende Band diskutiert neben den metaphysischen Aspekten einer Zeittheorie wie Persistenz und Indexikalität auch die soziale bzw. institutionelle Dimension des Zeitbegriffs. Was bedeutet es von einer Entität, sei es einem gewöhnlichen Ding oder einer Institution, zu behaupten, dass es bzw. sie in der Zeit existiert? Was muss eine Zeittheorie... more...

  • Differente Plausibilitätenby Ekaterina Poljakova

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    This volume brings the unspoken philosophical premises (plausibilities) of four outstanding German and Russian thinkers into mutual dialogue. The focus is on Nietzsche, who regarded Russian thought as an alternative to the basic assumptions of European moral philosophy. The study culminates in an analysis of Nietzsche?s work, The Antichrist, in which... more...

  • Der Wert der Vagheitby Nora Kluck

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    In classical logic, vagueness is an undesirable property for predicates. However, this study suggests for the first time the benefits of vagueness in natural language. Communicating through vague predicates is usually successful. They enable efficient, economical, and flexible communication. The study examines whether vagueness in the law has positive... more...

  • An Examination of Logical Positivismby Julius Rudolph Weinberg

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Dance with Chanceby Spyros Makridakis; Robin Hogarth; Anil Gaba

    Oneworld Publications 2009; US$ 17.99

    "Written by true experts. Informative yet so much fun to read!" Nassim Nicholas Taleb – author of The Black Swan "Easy-to-digest and highly competent. If everyone were to read this book, the world would become a more enlightened place." Gerd Gigerenzer – author of Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconsious Uneasy with how chance determines... more...

  • Contradictionsby Elena Ficara

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The papers in this volume present some of the most recent results of the work about contradictions in philosophical logic and metaphysics; examine the history of contradiction in crucial phases of philosophical thought; consider the relevance of contradictions for political and philosophical actuality. From this consideration a common question emerges:... more...

  • An Introduction to Probability and Inductive Logicby Ian Hacking

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00

    An introductory 2001 textbook on probability and induction written by a foremost philosopher of science. more...

  • Logic: A History of its Central Conceptsby Dov M. Gabbay; Francis Jeffry Pelletier; John Woods

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 270.00

    The Handbook of the History of Logic is a multi-volume research instrument that brings to the development of logic the best in modern techniques of historical and interpretative scholarship. It is the first work in English in which the history of logic is presented so extensively. The volumes are numerous and large. Authors have been given considerable... more...

  • Counterfactualsby David Lewis

    Wiley 2013; US$ 129.95

    Counterfactuals is David Lewis' forceful presentation of and sustained argument for a particular view about propositions which express contrary to fact conditionals, including his famous defense of realism about possible worlds. more...