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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
The book addresses the representation of information in linguistic formulation, and modes of cogent demonstration in logic, mathematics, and empirical investigation, as well as the role of logic in philosophical deliberations. Overall, the book seeks to demonstrate and illustrate the utility of logic as a productive resource for rational inquiry at... more...
- University Press of America 2014; US$ 26.99
Lloyd E. Sandelands unites the metaphysics of Aristotle and Aquinas and the social teachings of the Catholic Church to describe how business leaders can help people in their organizations become more truly and fully human. Being at Work is a much-needed marriage of metaphysical philosophy and managerial common sense. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
This landmark dissertation (1961) provides a systematic introduction to systems of modal logic and stands as the first presentation of what have become central ideas in philosophy of language and metaphysics, from the 'new theory of reference' and non-linguistic necessity and essentialism to 'Kripke semantics'. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
First published in 1971, Professor Putnam's essay concerns itself with the ontological problem in the philosophy of logic and mathematics - that is, the issue of whether the abstract entities spoken of in logic and mathematics really exist. He also deals with the question of whether or not reference to these abstract entities is really indispensible... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 26.95
Described by the philosopher A.J. Ayer as a work of 'great originality and power', this book revolutionized contemporary thinking on science and knowledge. Ideas such as the now legendary doctrine of 'falsificationism' electrified the scientific community, influencing even working scientists, as well as post-war philosophy. This astonishing work ranks... more...
- Hamilton Books 2014; US$ 29.99
Mendler contends that many of the beliefs, tenets, conclusions, and understandings that are widely accepted as ?truths? are, in fact, not valid at all. He asserts that we should challenge them all ? from Plato on to contemporary theorists in all of those fields ? and analyze every element of their conclusions. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Paradoxes of the Infinite presents one of the most insightful, yet strangely unacknowledged, mathematical treatises of the 19 th century: Dr Bernard Bolzano?s Paradoxien . This volume contains an adept translation of the work itself by Donald A. Steele S.J., and in addition an historical introduction, which includes a brief biography as well as... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99
Exploring Certainty: Wittgenstein and Wide Fields of Thought considers how, where, and to what extent the thoughts and ideas found in Wittgenstein?s On Certainty can be applied to other areas of thought, including: ethics, aesthetics, religious belief, mathematics, cognitive science, and political theory. Robert Greenleaf Brice opens new avenues... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
Max Weber and Charles Peirce: At the Crossroads of Science, Philosophy, and Culture marks the first time that the leading European social scientist, Max Weber has been brought into conversation with the leading American philosopher, Charles Peirce. This conversation helps us to not only better understand the challenges that are facing global modernity... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 49.50
Demonstrating the different roles that logic plays in the disciplines of computer science, mathematics, and philosophy, this concise undergraduate textbook covers select topics from three different areas of logic: proof theory, computability theory, and nonclassical logic. The book balances accessibility, breadth, and rigor, and is designed so that... more...