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  • Practical Reasoning and Ethical Decisionby Robert Audi

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 41.95

    Presenting the most comprehensive and lucid account of the topic currently available, Robert Audi's "Practical Reasoning and Ethical Decision" is essential reading for anyone interested in the role of reason in ethics or the nature of human action. The first part of the book is a detailed critical overview of the influential theories of practical reasoning... more...

  • Reasoning Practicallyby Edna Ullmann-Margalit

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 144.99

    Reasoning Practically deals with a classical philosophical topic, the link between thought and action--how we think about what we do or ought to do, and how we move from thinking to doing. The essays by such renowned contributors as Donald Davidson, Barry Stroud, Cass R. Sunstein, Seyla Benhabib, and Gerald Dworkin, cover a range of issues raised... more...

  • The Genealogy of Disjunctionby R. E. Jennings

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 144.99

    This is a comprehensive study of the English word or , and the logical operators variously proposed to present its meaning. Although there are indisputably disjunctive uses of or in English, it is a mistake to suppose that logical disjunction represents its core meaning. Or is descended from the Anglo-Saxon word meaning second , a form which... more...

  • Relation Algebrasby Roger Duncan Maddux

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 285.00

    The modern theory of algebras of binary relations, reformulated by Tarski as an abstract, algebraic, equational theory of relation algebras, has considerable mathematical significance, with applications in various fields: e.g., in computer science---databases, specification theory, AI---and in anthropology, economics, physics, and philosophical logic.... more...

  • Logic and the Modalities in the Twentieth Centuryby Dov M. Gabbay; John Woods

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 290.00

    Logic and the Modalities in the Twentieth Century is an indispensable research tool for anyone interested in the development of logic, including researchers, graduate and senior undergraduate students in logic, history of logic, mathematics, history of mathematics, computer science and artificial intelligence, linguistics, cognitive science, argumentation... more...

  • Understanding Truthby Scott Soames

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 69.99

    In this book, Scott Soames illuminates the notion of truth and the role it plays in our ordinary thought, as well as in our logical, philosophical, and scientific theories. Part I addresses crucial background issues, including the identification of the bearers of truth, the basis for distinguishing truth from other notions (like certainty, with which... more...

  • In the Light of Logicby Solomon Feferman

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 154.99

    In this collection of essays written over a period of twenty years, Solomon Feferman explains advanced results in modern logic and employs them to cast light on significant problems in the foundations of mathematics. Most troubling among these is the revolutionary way in which Georg Cantor elaborated the nature of the infinite, and in doing so helped... more...

  • Walking the Tightrope of Reasonby Robert Fogelin

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 24.99

    Human beings are both supremely rational and deeply superstitious, capable of believing just about anything and of questioning just about everything. Indeed, just as our reason demands that we know the truth, our skepticism leads to doubts we can ever really do so.In Walking the Tightrope of Reason , Robert J. Fogelin guides readers through a contradiction... more...

  • Agency and Deontic Logicby John F. Horty

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 34.99

    This original new work develops deontic logic against the background of a theory of agency in indeterministic time. The goal is to present a formal account of what individuals and groups of agents ought to do under various conditions and over extended periods of time. more...

  • The Architecture of Reasonby Robert Audi

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 52.99

    The literature on theoretical reason has been dominated by epistemological concerns, treatments of practical reason by ethical concerns. This book deals sets out a comprehensive theory of rationality applicable to both practical and theoretical reason. In both domains, Audi explains how experience grounds rationality, delineates the structure of central... more...