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Modality (Logic)

  • Advances in Modal Logic, Volume 3by Frank Wolter; Heinrich Wansing; Maarten De Rijke; Michael Zakharyaschev

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 126.00 US$ 114.66

    Advances in Modal Logic is a unique forum for presenting the latest results and new directions of research in modal logic. The topics dealt with are of interdisciplinary interest and range from mathematical, computational, and philosophical problems to applications in knowledge representation and formal linguistics.Volume 3 presents substantial advances... more...

  • A Chance for Possibilityby Alexander Steinberg

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 95.10

    As philosophers are keen to say, there is a possible world where Socrates is a carpenter. Plausibly, truths about what might or could not be the case are not basic but grounded in more fundamental features of reality. Steinberg develops this insight into a novel account of the supervenience structure of the modal realm. This study was awarded the 2012... more...

  • Content and Modalityby Judith Thomson; Alex Byrne

    Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 109.99

    Eleven distinguished philosophers have contributed specially written essays on a set of topics much debated in recent years, including physicalism, qualia, semantic competence, conditionals, presuppositions, two-dimensional semantics, and the relation between logic and metaphysics. All these topics are prominent in the work of Robert Stalnaker, a... more...

  • Handbook of Modal Logicby Patrick Blackburn; Johan F.A.K. van Benthem; Frank Wolter

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 305.00

    The Handbook of Modal Logic contains 20 articles, which collectively introduce contemporary modal logic, survey current research, and indicate the way in which the field is developing. The articles survey the field from a wide variety of perspectives: the underling theory is explored in depth, modern computational approaches are treated, and six major... more...

  • Intensional and Higher-Order Modal Logicby Daniel Gallin

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 240.00

    Intensional and Higher-Order Modal Logic more...

  • The Logic of Provabilityby George S. Boolos

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 60.00

    Boolos, a pre-eminent philosopher of mathematics, investigates the relationship between provability and modal logic. more...

  • Many-Dimensional Modal Logicsby A. Kurucz; F. Wolter; M. Zakharyaschev; Dov M. Gabbay

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 225.00

    Modal logics, originally conceived in philosophy, have recently found many applications in computer science, artificial intelligence, the foundations of mathematics, linguistics and other disciplines. Celebrated for their good computational behaviour, modal logics are used as effective formalisms for talking about time, space, knowledge, beliefs, actions,... more...

  • Modal Logicby Nino B. Cocchiarella; Max A. Freund

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 49.99

    In this text, a variety of modal logics at the sentential, first-order, and second-order levels are developed with clarity, precision and philosophical insight. All of the S1-S5 modal logics of Lewis and Langford, among others, are constructed. A matrix, or many-valued semantics, for sentential modal logic is formalized, and an important result that... more...

  • Modal Logics and Philosophyby Rod Girle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The first edition, published by Acumen in 2000, became a prescribed textbook on modal logic courses. The second edition has been fully revised in response to readers' suggestions, including two new chapters on conditional logic, which was not covered in the first edition. "Modal Logics and Philosophy" is a fully comprehensive introduction to modal... more...

  • Modalities and Multimodalitiesby Juliana Bueno-Soler; Walter Carnielli; Claudio Pizzi

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 70.83

    Multimodality is the key to many fertile investigations in modal logic. This book is a philosophically and historically-based introduction to modal logic that will appeal to philosophers, logicians, linguists, mathematicians and computer scientists. more...