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

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 41.39

    Hauptbeschreibung 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...

  • 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...

  • Thought and Worldby Christopher S. Hill

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 29.00

    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...

  • Abductive Reasoningby Atocha Aliseda

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Divided into three parts on the conceptual framework, the logical foundations, and the applications, this work takes the reader for a tour through the taxonomy of abductive reasoning, via the logical workings of abductive inference ending with applications pertinent to scientific explanation, empirical progress, pragmatism and belief revision. more...

  • Reasoning Practicallyby Edna Ullmann-Margalit

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 109.99

    These essays present research on the link between reasoning and practice. They cover issues raised by the move from thought to action, and represent an inquiry into the very nature of reason, reasoning and reasons, rationale, rationalization, and rationality. more...

  • The Genealogy of Disjunctionby R. E. Jennings

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 114.99

    This is a study of the English word and the logical operators variously proposed to present its meaning. It examines the textbook myths that have clouded our understanding of "logical" vocabulary, and considers the historical conceptions of disjunction and its place in logic from ancient times. more...

  • The Liarby Jon Barwise; John Etchemendy

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 18.99

    This monograph purports to provide a solution to semantical paradoxes like "the liar". The authors base this solution on J.L.Austin's idea of truth, which is fundamental to situation semantics, and compare two models of language, propositions and truth. more...

  • Walking the Tightrope of Reasonby Robert J. Fogelin

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 21.99

    Robert Fogelin'se mediation on the paradox of logic and reasoning leads us through the history of ideas, lightly touching on the Greeks, Hume, Kant, and Wittgenstein, and its current form in the debates called "the culture wars". In the end, he says, knowledge is possible, if we adjust our sense of the limits of reason. more...