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  • Solve For Happyby Mo Gawdat

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 16.28

    Solve for Happy is a startlingly original book about creating and maintaining happiness, written by a top Google executive with an engineer's training and fondness for thoroughly analyzing a problem. In 2001, Mo Gawdat, a remarkable thinker whose gifts had landed him top positions in half a dozen companies and who - in his spare time - had created... more...

  • Alfred Whiteheadby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte d'Alfred Whitehead avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Exploitant certaines conceptions de logique mathématique, Alfred North Whitehead collabora avec Bertrand Russell aux Principia mathematica, qui sont un des points de départ les plus importants des considérations logiques en Angleterre et en Amérique. On peut exposer sa... more...

  • Formalismeby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte du formalisme avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Au sens moderne la formalisation est la présentation des théories scientifiques ? et, en premier lieu sinon exclusivement, des mathématiques ? dans le cadre d'un système formel, permettant de caractériser sans ambiguïté les expressions du langage et les règles de démonstration... more...

  • Ludwig Wittgensteinby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte de Ludwig Wittgenstein avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Étudiant puis ami de Russell, Wittgenstein publie en 1921 son Tractatus logico-philosophicus (Traité logico-philosophique). Il y expose, en soixante-quinze pages d'aphorismes, que le seul usage correct du langage est d'exprimer les faits du monde, que les règles a... more...

  • Semantics and Pragmatics: Drawing a Lineby Ilse Depraetere; Raphael Salkie

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.78

    This book explores new territory at the interface between semantics and pragmatics, reassessing a number of linguistic phenomena in the light of recent advances in pragmatic theory. It presents stimulating insights by experts in linguistics and philosophy, including Kent Bach, Philippe de Brabanter, Max Kölbel and François Recanati. The authors... more...

  • Objects and Modalitiesby Tero Tulenheimo

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.37

    This book develops a novel generalization of possible world semantics, called ?world line semantics?, which recognizes worlds and links between world-bound objects (world lines) as mutually independent aspects of modal semantics. Addressing a wide range of questions vital for contemporary debates in logic and philosophy of language and offering new... more...

  • The Square of Opposition: A Cornerstone of Thoughtby Jean-Yves Béziau; Gianfranco Basti

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 65.08

    This is a collection of new investigations and discoveries on the theory of opposition (square, hexagon, octagon, polyhedra of opposition) by the best specialists from all over the world.   The papers range from historical considerations to new mathematical developments of the theory of opposition including applications to theology, theory of... more...

  • The Principle of Non-contradiction in Plato's Republicby Laurence Bloom

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 99.99

    What sorts of things qualify as first principles of reasoning and what kind of justification for them can be offered? We think of principles like that of non-contradiction as first principles of reasoning. Laurence Bloom argues that Plato?s Republic , the first text that affords us a complete statement of the Principle of Non-contradiction, offers... more...

  • Modality in Argumentationby Andrea Rocci

    Springer Netherlands 2017; US$ 119.32

    This book addresses two related questions that have first arisen in Toulmin?s seminal book on the uses of argument. The first question is the one of the relationship between the semantic analysis of modality and the structure of arguments. The second question is the one of the distinctive place, or role, of modality in the fundamental structure of... more...

  • Rohit Parikh on Logic, Language and Societyby Can Baskent; Lawrence S. Moss; Ramaswamy Ramanujam

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.37

    This book discusses major milestones in Rohit Jivanlal Parikh?s scholarly work. Highlighting the transition in Parikh?s interest from formal languages to natural languages, and how he approached Wittgenstein?s philosophy of language, it traces the academic trajectory of a brilliant scholar whose work opened up various new avenues in research. ... more...