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  • Experimental Perspectives on Presuppositionsby Florian Schwarz

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    This volume brings together some of the most recent developments in the field of experimental pragmatics, specifically empirical approaches to theoretical issues in presupposition theory. It includes studies of the online processing of presupposed content; investigations of the interpretive properties of presuppositions in various linguistic contexts;... more...

  • Extensionalism: The Revolution in Logicby Nimrod Bar-Am

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 169.00

    a single life-span. Philosophers, then, do not see more or know more, and they do not see less or know less. They aim to see less detail and more of the abstract. Their details, if you like, are abstractions. Walking on God?s earth as a pedestrian, as a farmer working his fields or as a passer-by, one?s picture of one?s surroundings is every bit as... more...

  • Fallacies and Argument Appraisalby Christopher W. Tindale

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    An introduction to the nature, identification, and causes of fallacious reasoning, through accessible, everyday examples. more...

  • Finding and Confirming Truthby John S. Pletz

    UPA 2010; US$ 32.99

    In this book, Pletz explains that truth is more than mere affirmation. It also is the conclusion reached when we have effectively confirmed that an assertion accurately depicts the facts that it describes. He also discusses the process used in identifying and verifying factual truth. more...

  • Five Metaphysical Paradoxesby Howard P Kainz

    Marquette University Press 2006; US$ 15.00

    The Aquinas Lecture in Philosophy. Howard Kainz studied Greek, Latin, and Philosophy at the University of California and at Loyola University, Los Angeles (BA). After an MA in the History of Philosophy at St. Louis University, he finished his PhD at Duquesne University, specializing in 19th Century German Philosophy. He was an Assistant Professor at... more...

  • For the Sake of the Argumentby Isaac Levi

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 44.00

    This book offers an account of suppositional reasoning relevant to practical deliberation, explanation, prediction and hypothesis testing. more...

  • The Force of Argumentby Jonathan Lear; Alex Oliver

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Timothy Smiley has made ground-breaking contributions to modal logic, free logic, multiple-conclusion logic, and plural logic; he has illuminated Aristotle?s syllogistic, the ideas of logical form and consequence, and the distinction between assertion and rejection; and his debunking work on the theory of descriptions is a tour de force. In this volume,... more...

  • Free Logicby Karel Lambert

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 48.00

    The essays in this collection explore free logic, an important field of philosophical logic that first appeared in the 1950s. more...

  • From Naming to Sayingby Martha I. Gibson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 143.95

    From Naming to Saying explores the classicquestion of the unity of the proposition, combining an historical approach with contemporary causal theories to offer a unique and novel solution. Presents compelling and sophisticated answers to questions about how language represents the world. Defends a novel approach to the classical question... 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...