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  • Principles of Truthby Volker Halbach; Leon Horsten

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 92.00

    On the one hand, the concept of truth is a major research subject in analytic philosophy. On the other hand, mathematical logicians have developed sophisticated logical theories of truth and the paradoxes. Recent developments in logical theories of the semantical paradoxes are highly relevant for philosophical research on the notion of... more...

  • Biological and Cultural Bases of Human Inferenceby Riccardo Viale; Daniel Andler; Lawrence A. Hirschfeld

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00

    Biological and Cultural Bases of Human Inference addresses the interface between social science and cognitive science. In this volume, Viale and colleagues explore which human social cognitive powers evolve naturally and which are influenced by culture. Updating the debate between innatism and culturalism regarding human cognitive abilities, this... more...

  • Wittgenstein über das Verstehenby Elena Tatievskaya

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 0.00

    Das Verstehen legt Wittgenstein einem Ich bei: Einer versteht, indem er Zeichen anwendet. Anwendbare Zeichen sind Symbole: Sie werden bedeutsam, wenn sie in Zusammenhang mit anderen Zeichen gebracht werden und eine Funktion in der kognitiven oder praktischen Aneignung der Welt erfüllen. Symbole gehören zu Symbolsystemen und können als... more...

  • Sprache, Einstellung und Rationalitätby Pedro Schmechtig

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 140.00

    Sprache, Einstellung und Rationalität stellen zentrale Begriffe eines komplexen Zusammenhangs dar, der in seiner philosophischen Tragweite noch viel zu wenig verstanden wird. In zweierlei Hinsicht trägt die vorliegende Arbeit dazu bei, dieses Desiderat zu beseitigen: Im ersten Teil wird dafür argumentiert, daß Ansätze, die glaubhaft machen... more...

  • Rationality Through Reasoningby John Broome

    Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95

    Rationality Through Reasoning answers the question of how people are motivated to do what they believe they ought to do, built on a comprehensive account of normativity, rationality and reasoning that differs significantly from much existing philosophical thinking. Develops an original account of normativity, rationality and reasoning significantly... more...

  • Reason and Rationalityby Maria Cristina Amoretti; Nicla Vassallo

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 125.00

    Reason and rationality represent crucial elements of the self-image of human beings and have unquestionably been among the most debated issues in Western philosophy, dating from ancient Greece, through the Middle Ages, and to the present day. Many words and thoughts have already been spent trying to define the nature and standards of reason... more...

  • A Chance for Possibilityby Alexander Steinberg

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    As philosophers are keen to say, there is a possible world where Socrates is a carpenter. Plausibly, truths about what might or could not be the case are not basic but grounded in more fundamental features of reality. Steinberg develops this insight into a novel account of the supervenience structure of the modal realm. ? This study was... more...

  • Introduction to Logicby Michael Genesereth; Eric Kao

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 25.00

    This book is a gentle but rigorous introduction to Formal Logic. It is intended primarily for use at the college level. However, it can also be used for advanced secondary school students, and it can be used at the start of graduate school for those who have not yet seen the material. The approach to teaching logic used here emerged from more than... more...

  • Reflections on Reasoningby Raymond S. Nickerson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 28.95

    First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Der Wert der Vagheitby Nora Kluck

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    In classical logic, vagueness is an undesirable property for predicates. However, this study suggests for the first time the benefits of vagueness in natural language. Communicating through vague predicates is usually successful. They enable efficient, economical, and flexible communication. The study examines whether vagueness in the... more...