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  • Doubt Truth to be a Liarby Graham Priest

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 43.99

    Dialetheism is the view that some contradictions are true. This is a view which runs against orthodoxy in logic and metaphysics since Aristotle, and has implications for many of the core notions of philosophy. Doubt Truth to Be a Liar explores these implications for truth, rationality, negation, and the nature of logic, and develops further the defence... more...

  • Erzählungen im Öffentlichenby Markus Arnold; Gert Dressel; Willy Viehöver

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    Ob in Medien, in der Wissenschaft, in der Politik oder in der Alltagskommuni­kation ? wir sind stets mit einer Fülle an schriftlichen und mündlichen Erzäh­lungen konfrontiert. Sie schaffen gemeinsame Wirklichkeiten und Identitäten, auf die wir uns als soziale Akteure in unseren Handlungen bewusst oder unbewusst beziehen. Erzählungen im öffentlichen... more...

  • Essays on Definitionby Juan C. Sager; Alain Rey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 158.00

    This collection of essays on definitions, from Plato and Aristotle to modern times, assembles interesting, sometimes less widely known and controversial texts. They examine the subject from the point of view of philosophy which is essential for a theory of terminology seeking to establish the relationship between concepts and terms. These essays deal... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...