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Logic

  • Towards Non-Beingby Graham Priest

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69

    Graham Priest presents an account of the semantics of intentional language, which proceeds in terms of objects that may be either existent or non-existent, at worlds that may be either possible or impossible. This updated second edition includes ten new chapters which develop the ideas of the first edition, explore new areas, and reply to critics. more...

  • Cultures of Mathematics and Logicby Shier Ju; Benedikt Löwe; Thomas Müller; Yun Xie

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 139.00

    This bookgathers the proceedings of the conference "Cultures of Mathematics andLogic," held in Guangzhou, China. The event was the third in a series ofinterdisciplinary, international conferences emphasizing the culturalcomponents of philosophy of mathematics and logic. It brought togetherresearchers from many disciplines whose work sheds new light... more...

  • Towards Paraconsistent Engineeringby Seiki Akama

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book presents a collection of contributions from related logics to applied paraconsistency. Moreover, all of them are dedicated to Jair Minoro Abe,on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday. He is one of the experts in Paraconsistent Engineering, who developed the so-called annotated logics. The book includes important contributions on foundations... more...

  • Uncertaintyby William Briggs

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 69.99

    This book presents a philosophical approach to probability and probabilistic thinking, considering the underpinnings of probabilistic reasoning and modeling, which effectively underlie everything in data science. The ultimate goal is to call into question many standard tenets and lay the philosophical and probabilistic groundwork and infrastructure... more...

  • Objectivity, Realism, and Proofby Francesca Boccuni; Andrea Sereni

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.00

    This volume covers a wide range of topics in the most recent debates in the philosophy of mathematics, and is dedicated to how semantic, epistemological, ontological and logical issues interact in the attempt to give a satisfactory picture of mathematical knowledge. The essays collected here  explore  the semantic and epistemic problems... more...

  • Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technologyby Lorenzo Magnani; Claudia Casadio

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 399.00

    This book discusses how scientific and other types of cognition make use of models, abduction, and explanatory reasoning in order to produce important or creative changes in theories and concepts. It includes revised contributions presented during the international conference on Model-Based Reasoning (MBR?015), held on June 25-27 in Sestri Levante,... more...

  • Dependence Logicby Samson Abramsky; Juha Kontinen; Jouko Väänänen; Heribert Vollmer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.00

    In this volume, different aspects of logics for dependence and independence are discussed, including both the  logical and computational aspects of dependence logic, and also applications  in a number of areas, such as statistics, social choice theory, databases, and computer security.  The contributing authors represent leading experts... more...

  • Logic of Statistical Inferenceby Ian Hacking

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 20.00 US$ 16.40

    This book showcases Ian Hacking's early ideas on the philosophical issues surrounding statistical reasoning. more...

  • Logiqueby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Ce n'est qu'à une époque relativement récente qu'on a vraiment commencé à s'intéresser à l'histoire de la logique. Jusqu'au milieu du XIXe siècle régnait en effet l'idée que la logique n'avait pas d'histoire, étant, pour l'essentiel, sortie « close et achevée » de l'esprit d' Aristote. Le renouveau de la logique depuis 1850 environ a peu à peu permis... more...

  • Epistemic Frictionby Gila Sher

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    Gila Sher offers an original view of knowledge from the perspective of our basic human epistemic situation, as limited yet resourceful beings, trying to understand the world in all its complexity. She develops an integrated theory of knowledge, truth, and logic, centred on the idea of epistemic friction: knowledge must be constrained by the world. more...