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  • The Nature of Necessityby Alvin Plantinga

    Clarendon Press 1978; US$ 49.99

    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... 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 2011; US$ 179.00

    This book, provides a critical approach to all major logical paradoxes: from ancient to contemporary ones. There are four key aims of the book: 1. Providing systematic and historical survey of different approaches -- solutions of the most prominent paradoxes discussed in the logical and philosophical literature. 2. Introducing original solutions of... more...

  • Regulae ad directionem ingenii. Cogitationes privataeby René Descartes; Christian Wohlers; Christian Wohlers; Christian Wohlers

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 26.84

    Diese Ausgabe enthält mit den "Regulae ad directionem ingenii" und den sachlich korrespondierenden "Cogitationes privatae" zwei frühe Texte Descartes? aus der Zeit von 1619 bis 1628; erstere in einer völlig neuen, letztere erstmalig in einer deutschen Übersetzung. Grundlage für die Wiedergabe des lateinischen Textes der Regulae... more...

  • Typische Denkfehler in der Philosophieby Leonard Nelson; Dieter Birnbacher; Andreas Brandt; Jörg Schroth

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 40.73

    Die kritische Auseinandersetzung mit zeitgenössischen Strömungen der Philosophie nahm in Nelsons Lehrtätigkeit und Veröffentlichungen breiten Raum ein. Neben konkurrierenden Ausprägungen des Neukantianismus grenzte er sich gegen Pragmatismus, Positivismus und die phänomenologische Schule ab, vor allem aber auch gegen Autoren wie Bergson und Spengler,... more...

  • Über die Wissenschaftenby Al-Farabi; Franz Schupp

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2005; US$ 16.66

    Die Ausgabe bietet erstmals eine deutsche Übersetzung dieses Schlüsseltextes für die Einteilung und Bewertung der Wissenschaften nach der lateinischen Übersetzung von Gerhard von Cremona (1114?1187). Beigefügt ist eine kritische Edition des lateinischen Textes, der mit den überlieferten Handschriften des arabischen Originals abgeglichen wurde. Die... more...

  • Giving Reasonsby Lilian Bermejo Luque

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    This book provides a new, linguistic approach to Argumentation Theory. Its main goal is to integrate the logical, dialectical and rhetorical dimensions of argumentation in a model providing a unitary treatment of its justificatory and persuasive powers. This model takes as its basis Speech Acts Theory in order to characterize argumentation as a second-order... more...

  • Informal Fallaciesby Douglas 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 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...