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Logic

  • "Wir hofften, jedes Jahr noch ein weiteres Symposium machen zu können"by Christian Kanzian; Volker Munz; Sascha Windholz

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 42.00

    Seit über 30 Jahren ist das Internationale Wittgenstein Symposium in Kirchberg am Wechsel (Österreich), veranstaltet von der Österreichischen Ludwig Wittgenstein Gesellschaft (ÖLWG), eine fixe Größe in der Welt der Philosophie. Mit dieser Festschrift zum 30. Wittgenstein Symposium (2007) werden Einblicke in die Geschichte der Tagungen... more...

  • The A to Z of Logicby Harry J. Gensler

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 39.50

    The A to Z of Logic introduces the central concepts of the field in a series of brief, non-technical, cross-referenced dictionary entries. The 352 alphabetically arranged entries give a clear, basic introduction to a very broad range of logical topics. Entries can be found on deductive systems, such as propositional logic, modal logic, deontic logic,... more...

  • Abduction, Reason and Scienceby L. Magnani

    Springer US 2011; US$ 153.54

    This volume explores abduction (inference to explanatory hypotheses), an important but neglected topic in scientific reasoning. My aim is to inte­ grate philosophical, cognitive, and computational issues, while also discuss­ ing some cases of reasoning in science and medicine. The main thesis is that abduction is a significant kind of scientific reasoning,... more...

  • Abduction in Contextby Woosuk Park

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 94.48

    This book offers a novel perspective on abduction. It starts by discussing the major theories of abduction, focusing on the hybrid nature of abduction as both inference and intuition. It reports on the Peircean theory of abduction and discusses the more recent Magnani concept of animal abduction, connecting them to the work of medieval philosophers.... more...

  • Abductive Inferenceby John R. Josephson; Susan G. Josephson

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 46.00

    This book analyses abduction as an information-processing phenomenon. more...

  • Abductive Reasoningby Douglas Walton

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    This book examines three areas in which abductive reasoning is especially important: medicine, science, and law. The reader is introduced to abduction and shown how it has evolved historically into the framework of conventional wisdom in logic. Discussions draw upon recent techniques used in artificial intelligence, particularly in the areas of multi-agent... more...

  • Abductive Reasoningby Atocha Aliseda

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 153.54

    Abductive Reasoning: Logical Investigations into Discovery and Explanation is a much awaited original contribution to the study of abductive reasoning, providing logical foundations and a rich sample of pertinent applications. Divided into three parts on the conceptual framework, the logical foundations, and the applications, this monograph takes... more...

  • The Abductive Structure of Scientific Creativityby Lorenzo Magnani

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.48

    This book employs a new eco-cognitive model of abduction to underline the distributed and embodied nature of scientific cognition. Its main focus is on the knowledge-enhancing virtues of abduction and on the productive role of scientific models. What are the distinctive features that define the kind of knowledge produced by science? To provide an... more...

  • Absolute Generalityby Agustín Rayo; Gabriel Uzquiano

    Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 59.99

    The problem of absolute generality has attracted much attention in recent philosophy. Agustin Rayo and Gabriel Uzquiano have assembled a distinguished team of contributors to write new essays on the topic. They investigate the question of whether it is possible to attain absolute generality in thought and language and the ramifications of this question... more...

  • Abstraction and Infinityby Paolo Mancosu

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 69.99

    Mancosu offers an original investigation of key notions in mathematics: abstraction and infinity, and their interaction. He gives a historical analysis of the theorizing of definitions by abstraction, and explores a novel approach to measuring the size of infinite sets, showing how this leads to deep mathematical and philosophical problems. more...