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  • 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...

  • Extensionalismby Nimrod Bar-Am

    Springer 2008; US$ 149.00

    This vivid and thought-provoking book by the Israeli logician Nimrod Bar-Am impels one to rethink the place of logic in Western thought. It shows that the history of logic from Aristotle to Tarski is the history of the gradual undoing of the classic conflation of logic and empirical science. It sets tomorrowa (TM)s agenda for philosophers and historians... more...

  • Reasoningby Jonathan E. Adler; Lance J. Rips

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 62.00

    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...

  • Dissociation in Argumentative Discussionsby Scott Jacobs; Erik C.W. Krabbe

    Springer 2008; US$ 169.00

    Dissociation is a pervasive argumentative technique that can be found in argumentative discussions from all realms of public and private life. This book focuses on dialogual aspects of the use of dissociation in argumentative discussions. It discusses a variety of examples from such sources as newspapers, television shows, and websites. more...

  • Revenge of the Liarby JC Beall

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 54.99

    Fourteen new essays by some of the world's leading experts, together with an extensive introduction, examine the nature of the Liar paradox and its resistance to any attempt to solve it. - ;The Liar paradox raises foundational questions about logic, language, and truth (and semantic notions in general). A simple Liar sentence like 'This sentence... more...

  • Logical Pluralismby Greg Restall; JC Beall

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 39.99

    Logical Pluralism presents a challenge to the proponents of alternative logic, and even to classical logicians who find alternative logics interestingly mistaken. In a short book, the authors not only raise deep issues, they also provide neat thumbnail sketches of a range of logics...theirs is a challenge that must be met, and meeting it adequately... more...

  • Logic from Russell to Churchby Dov M. Gabbay; John Woods

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 275.00

    This volume is number five in the 11-volume Handbook of the History of Logic. It covers the first 50 years of the development of mathematical logic in the 20th century, and concentrates on the achievements of the great names of the period--Russell, Post, Gödel, Tarski, Church, and the like. This was the period in which mathematical logic gave mature... more...

  • Content and Modalityby Judith Thomson; Alex Byrne

    Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 98.99

    Eleven distinguished philosophers have contributed specially written essays on a set of topics much debated in recent years, including physicalism, qualia, semantic competence, conditionals, presuppositions, two-dimensional semantics, and the relation between logic and metaphysics. All these topics are prominent in the work of Robert Stalnaker, a major... more...