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  • 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...

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

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 41.99

    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$ 17.18

    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...

  • The Tallgrass Prairie Center Guide to Prairie Restoration in the Upper Midwestby Daryl Smith; Dave Williams; Greg Houseal; Kirk Henderson

    University of Iowa Press 2010; US$ 27.50

    Although less than 3 percent of the original vast landscape survives, the tallgrass prairie remains a national treasure, glowing with a vast array of colorful wildflowers in spring and summer, enriched by the warm reds and browns of grasses in fall and winter. This comprehensive manual, crafted by the staff of the Tallgrass Prairie Center at the University... more...

  • Truth, Meaning, Experienceby Anil Gupta

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 62.99

    This volume reprints eight of Anil Gupta's essays, some with additional material. The essays bring a refreshing new perspective to central issues in philosophical logic, philosophy of language, and epistemology. Gupta argues that logical interdependence is legitimate, and that it provides a key to understanding a variety of topics of interest to... more...