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- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 119.00
It is common to consider an area of science as a system of real or sup posed truths which not only continuously extends itself, but also needs periodical revision and therefore tests the inventive capacity of each generation of scholars anew. It sounds highly implausible that a science at one time would be completed, that at that point within its... more...
- Prometheus Books 2011; US$ 11.99
This book identifies eight key mechanisms that can transform a set of ideas into a psychological flytrap. The author suggests that, like the black holes of outer space, from which nothing, not even light, can escape, our contemporary cultural landscape contains numerous intellectual black-holes?belief systems constructed in such a way that unwary passers-by... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 189.00
The aim of this monograph is to present some of the basic ideas and results in pure combinatory logic and their applications to some topics in proof theory, and also to present some work of my own. Some of the material in chapter 1 and 3 has already appeared in my notes Introduction to Combinatory Logic. It appears here in revised form since the presen... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 209.00
It is neither far-fetched nor over-modest to assume that some readers will feel that another book on philosophical analysis is superfluous, seeing that there are at present a number of fine books, essays or col lections of essays on the subject. Part of the reason which makes me hope that the present book is not superfluous is that its aim is different... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 19.95
Elementary Logic explains what logic is, how it is done, and why it can be exciting. The book covers the central part of logic that all students have to learn: propositional logic. It aims to provide a crystal-clear introduction to what is often regarded as the most technically difficult area in philosophy. The book opens with an explanation of what... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 27.99
Edna Ullmann-Margalit provides an original account of the emergence of norms. Her main thesis is that certain types of norms are possible solutions to problems posed by certain types of social interaction situations. The problems are such that they inhere in the structure (in the game-theoretical sense of structure) of the situations concerned. Three... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00
Post-Fregean logicians tend to ignore the traditional logic of Aristotle and the Scholastics, while in recent years, following the lead of Fred Sommers, the viability of a renewed logic of terms has been shown. This new term logic surpasses today?s standard logic in simplicity and naturalness. The book (including two chapters by Sommers)... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 169.00
"Logic", one of the central words in Western intellectual history, compre hends in its meaning such diverse things as the Aristotelian syllogistic, the scholastic art of disputation, the transcendental logic of the Kantian critique, the dialectical logic of Hegel, and the mathematical logic of the Principia Mathematica of Whitehead and Russell. The... more...