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  • Carnap, Quine, and Putnam on Methods of Inquiryby Gary Ebbs

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This volume critically examines the work of three eminent twentieth-century philosophers, Carnap, Quine, and Putnam, engaging with and developing their answers to key methodological questions. more...

  • Reflections on the Liarby Bradley Armour-Garb

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 84.99

    There are a number of people who do great work in philosophy who have said very little about the Liar paradox. The purpose of this volume is to afford those philosophers the opportunity to address what might be described as reflections on the Liar. more...

  • Philosophical Foundations of Quality of Lifeby Alex C. Michalos

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 78.34

    This first volume has as its main focus the philosophical foundations of Michalos’ work and describes it in the broad context of the study of logic, the philosophy of social sciences, and a general theory of value. After distinguishing things that have value from the value that things might have, it describes the foundations of a pragmatic theory of... more...

  • Fuzzy Logic and Mathematicsby Radim Belohlavek; Joseph W. Dauben; George J. Klir

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 97.99

    The main part of the book is a comprehensive overview of the development of fuzzy logic and its applications in various areas of human affair since its genesis in the mid 1960s. This overview is then employed for assessing the significance of fuzzy logic and mathematics based on fuzzy logic. more...

  • Derrida on Being as Presenceby David A. White

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 0.00

    Jacques Derrida’s extensive early writings devoted considerable attention to “being as presence,” the reality underlying the history of metaphysics. In Derrida on Being as Presence : Questions and Quests , David A. White develops the intricate conceptual structure of this notion by close exegetical readings drawn from these writings. White discusses... more...

  • Explanation, Laws, and Causationby Wei Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 25.00

    Scientific explanation, laws of nature, and causation are crucial and frontier issues in the philosophy of science. This book studies the complex relationship between the three concepts, aiming to achieve a holistic synthesis about explanation–laws–causation. By reviewing Hempel's scientific explanation models and Salmon's three conceptions –... more...

  • Logic: The Basicsby Jc Beall; Shay A. Logan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 24.95

    Logic: The Basics is an accessible introduction to several core areas of logic. The first part of the book features a self-contained introduction to the standard topics in classical logic, such as: · mathematical preliminaries · propositional logic · quantified logic (first monadic, then polyadic) · English and standard ‘symbolic translations’... more...

  • Solve For Happyby Mo Gawdat

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 16.55

    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...