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Logic

  • Applications to Linguistics, Psychology and Neuroscienceby

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 118.00

    The second volume is devoted to issues of compositionality that arouse in the sciences of language, the investigation of the mind, and the modeling of representational brain functions. How could compositional languages evolve? How many sentences are needed to learn a compositional language? How does compositionality relate to the interpretation of... more...

  • Agenda Relevance: A Study in Formal Pragmaticsby UNKNOWN AUTHOR

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 205.00

    Agenda Relevance is the first volume in the authors' omnibus investigation of the logic of practical reasoning, under the collective title, A Practical Logic of Cognitive Systems. In this highly original approach, practical reasoning is identified as reasoning performed with comparatively few cognitive assets, including resources such as information,... more...

  • The Argument of Mathematicsby Andrew Aberdein; Ian J Dove

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    Written by experts in the field, this volume presents a comprehensive investigation into the relationship between argumentation theory and the philosophy of mathematical practice. Argumentation theory studies reasoning and argument, and especially those aspects not addressed, or not addressed well, by formal deduction. The philosophy of mathematical... more...

  • Reasoningby Jonathan E. Adler; Lance J. Rips

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 62.00

    An interdisciplinary collection of major essays on reasoning by a well-known group of philosophers, psychologists and cognitive scientists. more...

  • How to Think About the Great Ideasby Mortimer Adler; Max Weismann

    Open Court 2000; US$ 29.95

    Time magazine called Mortimer J. Adler a "philosopher for everyman." In this guide to considering the big questions, Adler addresses the topics all men and women ponder in the course of life, such as "What is love?", "How do we decide the right thing to do?", and, "What does it mean to be good?" Drawing on his extensive knowledge of Western literature,... more...

  • Philosophy from a Skeptical Perspectiveby Joseph Agassi; Abraham Meidan

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 22.00

    Advocates a skeptical position of philosophy and discusses its practical applications in science, ethics, aesthetics, and politics. more...

  • Symbolic Logicby David Agler

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 64.99

    Brimming with visual examples of concepts, derivation rules, and proof strategies, this introductory text is ideal for students with no previous experience in logic. Students will learn translation both from formal language into English and from English into formal language; how to use truth trees and truth tables to test propositions for logical... more...

  • Epistemology and the Regress Problemby Scott Aikin

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95

    In this new study, Aikin presents a full case for infinitism as a response to the problem of the regress of reasons. Infinitism is the view that one must have a non-terminating chain of reasons in order to be justified. The most defensible form of infinitism, he argues, is that of a mixed theory ? that is, epistemic infinitism must be consistent... more...

  • Inference from Signsby James Allen

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 40.00

    James Allen presents an original and penetrating investigation of the notion of inference from signs, which played a central role in ancient philosophical and scientific method. Allen masters a broad range of ancient texts, discussing Aristotle, the Sceptics, the Stoics, and the Epicureans, to provide the first comprehensive treatment of his topic.... more...

  • Cognitive Reasoningby Oleg M. Anshakov; Tamás Gergely

    Springer 2010; US$ 179.00

    Dealing with uncertainty, moving from ignorance to knowledge, is the focus of cognitive processes. Understanding these processes and modelling, designing, and building artificial cognitive systems have long been challenging research problems. This book describes the theory and methodology of a new, scientifically well-founded general approach, and... more...