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Logic

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

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 72.99

    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...

  • Epistemology, Knowledge and the Impact of Interactionby Juan Redmond; Olga Pombo Martins; Ángel Nepomuceno Fernández

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    With this volume of the series  Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science  edited by S. Rahman  et al.  a challenging dialogue is being continued. The series? first volume argued that one way to recover the connections between logic, philosophy of sciences, and sciences is to acknowledge the host of alternative logics which... more...

  • Advances in Proof Theoryby Reinhard Kahle; Thomas Strahm; Thomas Studer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.00

    The aim of this volume is to collect original contributions by the best specialists from the area of proof theory, constructivity, and computation and discuss recent trends and results in these areas. Some emphasis will be put on ordinal analysis, reductive proof theory, explicit mathematics and type-theoretic formalisms, and abstract computations.... more...

  • 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...