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  • A Brief History of the Paradoxby Roy Sorensen

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 13.99

    Covers the entire history of philosophy, from the Greeks, through the Middle Ages, the Enlightenment, and the twentieth century, showing how individual philosophers have each grappled with a particular paradox. more...

  • Reasons, Patterns, and Cooperationby Christopher Woodard

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    This book is about fundamental questions in normative ethics. It begins with the idea that we often respond to ethical theories according to how principled or pragmatic they are. It clarifies this contrast and then uses it to shed light on old debates in ethics, such as debates about the rival merits of consequentialist and deontological views. Using... more...

  • The Age of Alternative Logicsby Johan van Benthem; Gerhard Heinzmann; Manuel Rebuschi; Henk Visser

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 99.00

    Testifies to the liveliness of modern perspectives on the philosophy of logic and mathematics Shows new trends and possible developments for research Transforms rigid classical partitions into a more open playground for improvisation more...

  • British Logic in the Nineteenth Centuryby Dov M. Gabbay; John Woods

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 270.00

    The present volume of the Handbook of the History of Logic is designed to establish 19th century Britain as a substantial force in logic, developing new ideas, some of which would be overtaken by, and other that would anticipate, the century's later capitulation to the mathematization of logic. British Logic in the Nineteenth Century is indispensable... more...

  • Handbook of the history of logicby Dov M. Gabbay; John Woods

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 270.00

    Starting at the very beginning with Aristotle's founding contributions, logic has been graced by several periods in which the subject has flourished, attaining standards of rigour and conceptual sophistication underpinning a large and deserved reputation as a leading expression of human intellectual effort. It is widely recognized that the period from... more...

  • Modalities and Multimodalitiesby Walter A. Carnielli; Claudio Pizzi

    Springer 2008; US$ 89.99

    This book is intended to provide a philosophically- and historically-based introduction to modal logic, offering to every reader, even those with little specific background, a conceptually clear path through the labyrinth of contemporary modal logic. This is done by emphasizing the notion of multimodality while delineating the formal side of the semantics... more...

  • Unity, Truth and the Liarby Shahid Rahman; Tero Tulenheimo; Emmanuel Genot

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    The Liar Paradox challenges logiciansa (TM) and semanticistsa (TM) theories of truth and meaning. Modern accounts of paradoxes in formal semantics offer solutions through the hierarchy of object- language and meta-language. Yet this solution to the Liar presupposes that sentences have unique meaning. This assumption is non-controversial in formal languages,... more...

  • Extensionalism: The Revolution in Logicby Nimrod Bar-Am

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 149.00

    Provides a broad, concise, accurate and up-to-date overview of the history of logic (up to and including the early modern period) The first history of logic that explains logical theories as philosophical solutions to fundamental epistemological problems: it is the first extended treatment of the history of logic from the point of view of critical... more...

  • Reasoningby Jonathan E. Adler; Lance J. Rips

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 68.00

    An interdisciplinary collection of major essays on reasoning by a well-known group of philosophers, psychologists and cognitive scientists. more...

  • Philosophical Lectures on Probabilityby Alberto Mura

    Springer 2008; US$ 259.00

    The book contains the transcription of a course on the foundations of probability given by the Italian mathematician Bruno de Finetti in 1979 at the a oeNational Institute of Advanced Mathematicsa in Rome. Bruno de Finetti (1906-1985) is known worldwide as the founder (together with F.P. Ramsey) of the modern personal probability. His fundamental idea... more...