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Logic

  • The Problems of Philosophyby Bertrand Russell

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2015; US$ 0.99

    Bertrand Russell?s classic primer on Western philosophy and the greatest thinkers of the past three millennia With zest and rigor, Bertrand Russell applies twentieth-century thinking to age-old philosophy, from the works of Plato and Aristotle to those of René Descartes and John Locke. In The Problems of Philosophy , he reviews the Western canon?s... more...

  • Realism and Individualismby Mateusz W. Oleksy

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 165.00

    Realism and Individualism. Charles S. Peirce and the Threat of Modern Nominalism discusses the main problems, tenets, assumptions, and arguments involved in Charles S. Peirce's early and late realist stances and subjects to critical scrutiny the still dominant view that Pragmatic Realism merely extends or refines new arguments in support of Scholastic... more...

  • Intuitionism vs. Classicismby Nick Haverkamp

    Vittorio Klostermann 2015; US$ 63.98

    In the early twentieth century, the Dutch mathematician L.E.J. Brouwer launched a powerful attack on the prevailing mathematical methods and theories. He developed a new kind of constructive mathematics, called intuitionism, which seems to allow for a rigorous refutation of widely accepted mathematical assumptions including fundamental principles of... more...

  • Logics and Falsificationsby Andreas Kapsner

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This volume examines the concept of falsification as a central notion of semantic theories and its effects on logical laws. The point of departure is the general constructivist line of argument that Michael Dummett has offered over the last decades. From there, the author examines the ways in which falsifications can enter into a constructivist semantics,... more...

  • Paradoxby Doris Olin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Paradoxes are more than just intellectual puzzles - they raise substantive philosophical issues and offer the promise of increased philosophical knowledge. In this introduction to paradox and paradoxes, Doris Olin shows how seductive paradoxes can be, why they confuse and confound, and why they continue to fascinate. Olin examines the nature of paradox,... more...

  • Possible Worldsby Rod Girle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Ever since Saul Kripke and others developed a semantic interpretation for modal logic, 'possible worlds' has been a much debated issue in contemporary metaphysics. To propose the idea of a possible world that differs in some way from our actual world - for example a world where the grass is red or where no people exist - can help us to analyse and... more...

  • Homo Mysticusby Wolfgang Struve; George Wald

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 24.99

    Homo Mysticus presents three renowned lectures delivered by Wolfgang Struve from 1974 to 1984, translated into English in this volume. Philosophical and mystical experiences are finally given expression in this remarkable collection. more...

  • Substantiality and Causalityby Miroslaw Szatkowski; Marek Rosiak

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    This book addresses contemporary problems on substantiality and causality. After presenting rival approaches to substantiality and causality?a traditional, ontological view vs. a transcendental one?it presents studies of substance as showing causal aspects and of causality, showing its reference to the category of substance. The last section... more...

  • Modal Logics and Philosophyby Rod Girle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The first edition, published by Acumen in 2000, became a prescribed textbook on modal logic courses. The second edition has been fully revised in response to readers' suggestions, including two new chapters on conditional logic, which was not covered in the first edition. "Modal Logics and Philosophy" is a fully comprehensive introduction to modal... more...

  • Naming, Necessity and Moreby Jonathan Berg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Saul Kripke's Naming and Necessity was one of the most influential philosophical works of the twentieth century. In this collection of essays leading specialists explore issues arising from this and other works of Kripke's. more...