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  • The Nature and Structure of Contentby Jeffrey C. King

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 39.99 US$ 34.39

    In The Nature and Structure of Content Jeffrey C. King formulates a detailed account of the metaphysical nature of propositions, and explains what it is that binds together the constituents of structured propositions and imposes structure on them. Scholars and students of philosophy, metaphysics, and linguistics will find this book rewarding reading. more...

  • The Nature of Necessityby Alvin Plantinga

    Clarendon Press 1978; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    This is a reissue of a book which is an exploration and defence of the notion of modality 'de re', the idea that objects have both essential and accidental properties. It is one of the first full-length studies of the modalities to emerge from the debate to which Saul Kripke, David Lewis, Ruth Marcus and others have contributed.The argument is developed... more...

  • Practical Philosophyby John Haldane

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 20.49

    In this wide ranging volume of philosophical essays John Haldane explores some central areas of social life and issues of intense academic and public debate. These include the question of ethical relativism, fundamental issues in bioethics, the nature of individuals in relation to society, the common good, public judgement of prominent individuals,... more...

  • Paradoxesby Piotr Lukowski; Marek Gensler

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 141.52

    This critical analysis of all the classic logical paradoxes, both ancient and modern, systematically surveys different approaches, introduces original solutions to many prominent paradoxes, and assesses the role played by paradoxes in philosophy and ontology. more...

  • Informal Fallaciesby Douglas N. Walton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 173.00

    The basic question of this monograph is: how should we go about judging arguments to be reasonable or unreasonable? Our concern will be with argument in a broad sense, with realistic arguments in natural language. The basic object will be to engage in a normative study of determining what factors, standards, or procedures should be adopted or appealed... more...

  • A Pragmatic Logic for Commandsby Melvin Joseph Adler

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 102.00

    The purpose of this essay is to both discuss commands as a species of speech act and to discuss commands within the broader framework of how they are used and reacted to. more...

  • Topical Relevance in Argumentationby Douglas N. Walton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 98.00

    It is a longstanding if not altogether coherent tradition of logic and rhetorical studies that an argument can be incorrect or fallacious in virtue of some proposition in it being ?irrelevant?. This monograph clarifies that tradition. Non-classical propositional calculi, including relevance logics and relatedness logics, are juxtaposed against conversational... more...

  • Truth, Meaning, Experienceby Anil Gupta

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    This volume reprints eight of Anil Gupta's essays, some with additional material. The essays bring a refreshing new perspective to central problems of philosophy. Gupta argues that logical interdependence is legitimate, and that it provides a key to understanding a variety of topics--including truth, rationality, and experience. more...

  • The Myth of the Closed Mindby Ray Scott Percival

    Open Court 2011; US$ 49.99

    It?s like talking to a brick wall? and We?ll have to agree to disagree? are popular sayings referring to the frustrating experience of discussing issues with people who seem to be beyond the reach of argument. It?s often claimed that some peoplefundamentalists or fanaticsare indeed sealed off from rational criticism. And every month new pop psychology... more...