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  • Possibility and Realityby Hans Rott; Vitezslav Horak

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 49.00

    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 und Logik... more...

  • Counterfactualsby David Lewis

    Wiley 2013; US$ 129.95

    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...

  • Persistenz, Indexikalität, Zeiterfahrungby Pedro Schmechtig; Gerhard Schönrich

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    Der vorliegende Band diskutiert neben den metaphysischen Aspekten einer Zeittheorie wie Persistenz und Indexikalität auch die soziale bzw. institutionelle Dimension des Zeitbegriffs. Was bedeutet es von einer Entität, sei es einem gewöhnlichen Ding oder einer Institution, zu behaupten, dass es bzw. sie in der Zeit existiert? Was muss eine Zeittheorie... 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 law has positive... more...

  • Contradictionsby Elena Ficara

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The papers in this volume present some of the most recent results of the work about contradictions in philosophical logic and metaphysics; examine the history of contradiction in crucial phases of philosophical thought; consider the relevance of contradictions for political and philosophical actuality. From this consideration a common... more...

  • Thought and Worldby Christopher S. Hill

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 28.00

    Thought and World, first published in 2002, presents a theory of the content of semantic notions. more...

  • Truthby José Medina; ; David Wood

    Wiley 2008; US$ 140.95

    Setting the stage with a selection of readings from important nineteenth century philosophers, this reader on truth puts in conversation some of the main philosophical figures from the twentieth century in the analytic, continental, and pragmatist traditions. Focuses on the value or normativity of truth through exposing the dialogues between different... more...

  • From Naming to Sayingby Martha I. Gibson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 138.95

    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 about... more...