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Logic

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Explanation in Ethics and Mathematicsby Uri D. Leibowitz; Neil Sinclair

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    How far should our realism extend, and how should we understand the entities referred to by mathematical and ethical talk? This volume explores how argumentative strategies in the philosophy of mathematics might apply to ethics, and vice versa. A team of experts breaks new ground in both areas and illuminates new questions, arguments, and problems. more...

  • A Dictionary of Logicby Thomas Macaulay Ferguson; Graham Priest

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 8.60 US$ 7.40

    Featuring more than 450 entries primarily concentrating on technical terminology, the history of logic, the foundations of mathematics, and non-classical logic, A Dictionary of Logic is an essential resource for students studying philosophical logic at a high level. more...

  • Paraconsistent Logic: Consistency, Contradiction and Negationby Walter Carnielli; Marcelo Esteban Coniglio

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book is the first in the field of paraconsistency to offer a comprehensive overview of the subject, including connections to other logics and applications in information processing, linguistics, reasoning and argumentation, and philosophy of science. It is recommended reading for anyone interested in the question of reasoning and argumentation... more...

  • From Mathematics to Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)by Hao Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1974. Despite the tendency of contemporary analytic philosophy to put logic and mathematics at a central position, the author argues it failed to appreciate or account for their rich content. Through discussions of such mathematical concepts as number, the continuum, set, proof and mechanical procedure, the author provides an introduction... more...