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Logic

  • Hegel and Metaphysicsby Allegra de Laurentiis; Soren Whited

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    This international collection of essays from the 2014 Hegel Society of America Meeting addresses three major stances in the decades-long controversy on the topic: Hegel as a full-blooded pre-critical metaphysician; Hegel as a thinker without metaphysics; and Hegel as a neo-Aristotelian metaphysician par excellence . This work successfully... more...

  • Being as Communionby William A. Dembski

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 34.95

    For a thing to be real, it must be able to communicate with other things. If this is so, then the problem of being receives a straightforward resolution: to be is to be in communion. So the fundamental science, indeed the science that needs to underwrite all other sciences, is a theory of communication. Within such a theory of communication the proper... more...

  • Susan Haack: Reintegrating Philosophyby Julia F. Göhner; Eva-Maria Jung

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This volume documents the 17th Münster Lectures in Philosophy with Susan Haack, the prominent contemporary philosopher. It contains an original, programmatic article by Haack on her overall philosophical approach, entitled ?The Fragmentation of Philosophy, the Road to Reintegration?. In addition, the volume includes seven papers on various aspects... more...

  • Ontology after Carnapby Stephan Blatti; Sandra Lapointe

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 72.99

    Rudolf Carnap's deflationary approach to ontology is once again attracting considerable interest and support. Eleven original essays by leading voices in metametaphysics deepen our understanding of Carnap's contributions to metaontology, and explore how his legacy can be mined for insights into the contemporary debate. more...

  • Studies in Buddhist Philosophyby Mark Siderits; Jan Westerhoff

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 74.99

    This book brings together nineteen of Mark Siderits's most important essays on Buddhist philosophy. Together they cover a variety of topics, from metaphysics, logic, philosophy of language, epistemology, and ethics, to the specific discussions of the interaction between Buddhist and classical Indian philosophy. more...

  • Hegels "Lehre vom Wesen"by Andreas Arndt; Günter Kruck

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    "The Doctrine of Essence" is among the most difficult texts in Hegelian philosophy. Typically, attention focused exclusively on the first section, which contains Hegel?s theory of contradiction. Instead, this volume includes essays on all sections, including their connection to the preceding logic of being and to the doctrine derived from this concept.... more...

  • Unity and Pluralityby Massimiliano Carrara; Alexandra Arapinis; Friederike Moltmann

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 64.99

    This volume brings together new work on the logic and ontology of plurality and on the semantics of plurals in natural language. A team of leading experts explore the traditions of plural reference and a singularist approach to plurals; investigate non-standard mereology; and explore novel applications to natural language phenomena. more...

  • Belief, Evidence, and Uncertaintyby Prasanta S. Bandyopadhyay; Gordon Brittan Jr.; Mark L Taper

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This work breaks new ground by carefully distinguishing the concepts of belief, confirmation, and evidence and then integrating them into a better understanding of personal and scientific epistemologies. It outlines a probabilistic framework in which subjective features of personal knowledge and objective features of public knowledge have their true... more...

  • Logic and Algebraic Structures in Quantum Computingby Jennifer Chubb; Ali Eskandarian; Valentina Harizanov

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 112.00

    Experts in the field explore the connections across physics, quantum logic, and quantum computing. more...

  • Quantifiers and Cognition: Logical and Computational Perspectivesby Jakub Szymanik

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This volume on the semantic complexity of natural language explores the question why some sentences are more difficult than others. While doing so, it lays the groundwork for extending semantic theory with computational and cognitive aspects by combining linguistics and logic with computations and cognition.  Quantifier expressions occur... more...