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  • Possible Worldsby Rod Girle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Ever since Saul Kripke and others developed a semantic interpretation for modal logic, 'possible worlds' has been a much debated issue in contemporary metaphysics. To propose the idea of a possible world that differs in some way from our actual world - for example a world where the grass is red or where no people exist - can help us to analyse and... more...

  • Modal Logics and Philosophyby Rod Girle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The first edition, published by Acumen in 2000, became a prescribed textbook on modal logic courses. The second edition has been fully revised in response to readers' suggestions, including two new chapters on conditional logic, which was not covered in the first edition. "Modal Logics and Philosophy" is a fully comprehensive introduction to modal... more...

  • Exploring Earthinessby Anne Primavesi

    The Lutterworth Press 2014; US$ 28.00

    This book is a gift to all who are concerned about global warming, climate change, poisonous living environments, and the growing disparity between the 1 percent and the 99 percent. Completed when Hurricane Sandy had wreaked havoc on the Northeast seaboard of the United States, this book is a timely wake-up call to all the inhabitents of our shared... more...

  • Logik, Dialektik und Erkenntnistheorieby Wolfgang Harich; Andreas Heyer

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 33.03

    Der vorliegende Band präsentiert Harichs Studien zur Logik, zum Verhältnis von Logik und Dialektik sowie zur Erkenntnistheorie, an denen er Zeit seines Lebens arbeitete. Bereits 1941/1942 wandte sich Harich erstmals diesem Themenfeld zu. Als Student an der Berliner Universität und Schüler von Eduard Spranger und Nicolai Hartmann fertigte er verschiedene... more...

  • The Phenomenological Critique of Mathematisation and the Question of Responsibilityby Lubica Ucník; Ivan Chvatík; Anita Williams

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    ?This edited collection discusses phenomenological critiques of formalism and their relevance to the problem of responsibility and the life-world. The book deals with themes of formalization of knowledge in connection to the life-world, the natural world, the history of science and our responsibility for both our epistemic claims and the world in which... more...

  • Logic and How it Gets That Wayby Dale Jacquette

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    In this challenging and provocative analysis, Dale Jacquette argues that contemporary philosophy labours under a number of historically inherited delusions about the nature of logic and the philosophical significance of certain formal properties of specific types of logical constructions. Exposing some of the key misconceptions about formal symbolic... more...

  • 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...

  • 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... more...

  • Alfred Tarskiby

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 149.00

    Evaluates and reflects upon Alfred Taski's early writings Unique compilation of papers from Alfred Tarki's early years as a mathematician and logician Contains material which has previously been inaccessible to mathematicians and historians of mathematics more...

  • The Origin of the Idea of Chance in Children (Psychology Revivals)by Jean Piaget; Barbel Inhelder

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    Although originally published in France in 1951 this English translation was not published until 1975. The book supplements the authors? previous publications on the development of thought in the child and is the result of two preoccupations: how thought that is in the process of formation acts to assimilate those aspects of experience that cannot... more...