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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 9.50
A Rulebook for Arguments is a succinct introduction to the art of writing and assessing arguments, organized around specific rules, each illustrated and explained soundly but briefly. This widely popular primer--translated into eight languages--remains the first choice in all disciplines for writers who seek straightforward guidance about how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Paradoxes are more than just intellectual puzzles - they raise substantive philosophical issues and offer the promise of increased philosophical knowledge. In this introduction to paradox and paradoxes, Doris Olin shows how seductive paradoxes can be, why they confuse and confound, and why they continue to fascinate. Olin examines the nature of paradox,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 41.95
This new edition of Genevieve Lloyd's classic study of the maleness of reason in philosophy contains a new introduction and bibliographical essay assessing the book's place in the explosion of writing and gender since 1984. more...
- Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99
Problems of Rationality is the eagerly awaited fourth volume of Donald Davidson's philosophical writings. From the 1960s until his death in August 2003 Davidson was perhaps the most influential figure in English-language philosophy, and his work has had a profound effect upon the discipline. His unified theory of the interpretation of thought, meaning,... more...
- Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 37.99 US$ 32.67
Kit Fine has since the 1970s been one of the leading contributors to work at the intersection of logic and metaphysics. This is his eagerly-awaited first book in the area. It draws together a series of essays, three of them previously unpublished, on possibility, necessity, and tense. These puzzling aspects of the way the world is have been the... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 141.52
Is reality logical and is logic real? This book offers analyses of the logic-reality relationship from different approaches and perspectives. The papers collected in this volume address cutting-edge topics in contemporary discussions amongst specialists. more...
- De Gruyter 2003; US$ 119.71
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... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 49.95 US$ 43.29
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...