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- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 209.00
Here is a comprehensive overview of paraconsistent logical systems, offering chapters contributed by many authorities in the field. The focus is on big picture ideas: different treatments of paradoxes, and application to mathematics, language and metaphysics. more...
- Springer Milan 2012; US$ 49.95
This short book, geared towards undergraduate students of computer science and mathematics, is specifically designed for a first course in mathematical logic.A proof of Gödel's completeness theorem and its main consequences is given using Robinson's completeness theorem and Gödel's compactness theorem for propositional logic. The reader will familiarize... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 199.95
This study is devoted to the stratified description and analysis of the unconscious mechanisms of culture: the mechanisms that form the human being, as an empirical subject in its actual existence. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95
Paradoxes from A to Z, Third edition is the essential guide to paradoxes, and takes the reader on a lively tour of puzzles that have taxed thinkers from Zeno to Galileo, and Lewis Carroll to Bertrand Russell. Michael Clark uncovers an array of conundrums, such as Achilles and the Tortoise, Theseus? Ship, and the Prisoner?s Dilemma, taking in subjects... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 114.40
It is hard to imagine our life without questions. They facilitate orientation in our environment, enable interpersonal communication and make the acquisition of knowledge possible. Questions direct scientific research, are used as research tools and are an important medium of transferring knowledge in teaching. The book is intended as a par excellence... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
This book introduces and explores the role of apprehension in reasoning - setting out the problems, determining the vocabulary, fixing the boundaries, and questioning what is often taken for granted. Lynn Holt argues that a robust conception of rationality must include intellectual virtues which cannot be reduced to a set of rules for reasoners, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 78.95
This book examines two questions: Do people make use of abstract rules such as logical and statistical rules when making inferences in everyday life? Can such abstract rules be changed by training? Contrary to the spirit of reductionist theories from behaviorism to connectionism, there is ample evidence that people do make use of abstract rules of... more...