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  • Theories of the Logosby Ermanno Bencivenga

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.55

    This book offers insight into the nature of meaningful discourse. It presents an argument of great intellectual scope written by an author with more than four decades of experience. Readers will gain a deeper understanding into three theories of the logos: analytic, dialectical, and oceanic. The author first introduces and contrasts these three theories.... more...

  • The Great Formal Machinery Worksby Jan von Plato

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    The information age owes its existence to a little-known but crucial development, the theoretical study of logic and the foundations of mathematics. The Great Formal Machinery Works draws on original sources and rare archival materials to trace the history of the theories of deduction and computation that laid the logical foundations for the digital... more...

  • Colours in the development of Wittgenstein’s Philosophyby Marcos Silva

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.19

    This book presents and discusses the varying and seminal role which colour plays in the development of Wittgenstein’s philosophy. Having once said that “Colours spur us to philosophize”, the theme of colour was one to which Wittgenstein returned constantly throughout his career. Ranging from his Notebooks, 1914-1916 and the  Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus ... more...

  • Introducing Logic and Critical Thinkingby T. Ryan Byerly

    Baker Publishing Group 2017; US$ 29.99

    This textbook for classes in logic introduces students to both the skills of deductive and inductive logic as well as the virtues of intellectual inquiry. more...

  • Routledge Revivals: On Constructive Interpretation of Predictive Mathematics (1990)by Charles Parsons

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 155.00

    First published in 1990, this book consists of a detailed exposition of results of the theory of "interpretation" developed by G. Kreisel — the relative impenetrability of which gives the elucidation contained here great value for anyone seeking to understand his work. It contains more complex versions of the information obtained by Kreisel for number... more...

  • The Significance of the Lvov-Warsaw School in the European Cultureby Anna Brozek; Friedrich Stadler; Jan Wolenski

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 82.73

    This volume is a result of the international symposium “The Tradition of the Lvov-Warsaw School in European Culture,” which took place in Warsaw, Poland, September 2015. It collects almost all the papers presented at the symposium as well as some additional ones. The contributors include scholars from Austria, the Netherlands, Ireland, and Poland.... more...

  • Ontology Without Bordersby Jody Azzouni

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 65.00

    Our experience of objects is very rich. We perceive objects as possessing individuation conditions. This, however, is a projection of our senses and thinking. Azzouni shows the resulting austere metaphysics tames many ancient philosophical problems about constitution ("Ship of Theseus," "Sorities"), as well as contemporary puzzles about reductionism. more...

  • Fundamentals of Legal Argumentationby Eveline T. Feteris

    Springer Netherlands 2017; US$ 102.82

    This book is an updated and revised edition of Fundamentals of Legal Argumentation published in 1999. It discusses new developments that have taken place in the past 15 years in research of legal argumentation, legal justification and legal interpretation, as well as the implications of these new developments for the theory of legal argumentation.... more...

  • Free Willby Taylor and Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    This volume is a reassessment of free will and, as such, seeks to answer the question: Do humans ever act under the guidance of the will? To determine if humans have free will, Rescher first examines what exactly free will is and how it should function. While the literature on the subject of free will is vast, a good deal still remains to be done... more...

  • Act-Based Conceptions of Propositional Contentby Friederike Moltmann; Mark Textor

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 72.99

    The notion of a propositional content plays a central role in contemporary philosophy of language. While the Fregean conception of propositions as mind-independent objects has dominated analytic philosophy, a number of philosophers have approached the notion of a propositional content instead by focusing on cognitive acts. The volume present a central... more...