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Philosophy: logic books

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Jaakko Hintikka on Knowledge and Game-Theoretical Semantics by Hans van Ditmarsch Jaakko Hintikka on Knowledge and Game-Theoretical Semantics

Semantic Representationalism, Logical Dialogues, Knowledge and Epistemic logic are among some of the topics covered in this book's chapters.The book should appeal to students, scholars and teachers who wish to explore the philosophy of Jaako Hintikka.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/02/2018

Larisa Maksimova on Implication, Interpolation, and Definability by Sergei Odintsov Larisa Maksimova on Implication, Interpolation, and Definability

This edited volume focuses on the work of Professor Larisa Maksimova, providing a comprehensive account of her outstanding contributions to different branches of non-classical logic. The book covers themes ranging from rigorous implication, relevance and algebraic logic, to interpolation, definability...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/02/2018

Logical Form Between Logic and Natural Language by Andrea Iacona Logical Form Between Logic and Natural Language

Its central thesis is that there is no such thing as a correct answer to the question of what is logical form: two significantly different notions of logical form are needed to fulfill two major theoretical roles that pertain respectively...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/02/2018

Meaning and Proscription in Formal Logic Variations on the Propositional Logic of William T. Parry by Thomas Macaulay Ferguson Meaning and Proscription in Formal Logic Variations on the Propositional Logic of William T. Parry

This book aids in the rehabilitation of the wrongfully deprecated work of William Parry, and is the only full-length investigation into Parry-type propositional logics.A central tenet of the monograph is that the sheer diversity of the contexts in which the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

Methods of Argumentation by Douglas (University of Windsor, Ontario) Walton Methods of Argumentation
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This book, written by a leading expert, and based on the latest research, shows how to apply methods of argumentation to a range of examples.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/02/2018

Thinking Critically by John (City University of New York) Chaffee Thinking Critically

Become a more sophisticated thinker with THINKING CRITICALLY, which teaches you a surefire process for developing the thinking abilities you need for academic and career success. First, you'll build your confidence by learning and practicing basic skills related to your...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2018

Raymond Smullyan on Self Reference by Melvin Fitting Raymond Smullyan on Self Reference

This book collects, for the first time in one volume, contributions honoring Professor Raymond Smullyan's work on self-reference. It serves not only as a tribute to one of the great thinkers in logic, but also as a celebration of self-reference...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/01/2018

Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (Chiron Academic Press - The Original Authoritative Edition) by Ludwig (Philosopher) Wittgenstein Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (Chiron Academic Press - The Original Authoritative Edition)


Format: Hardback - Released: 29/12/2017

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Philosophical Perceptions on Logic and Order by Jeremy Horne Philosophical Perceptions on Logic and Order

Discusses the evolution of logical reasoning and future applications for these types of processes. Highlighting relevant topics including logic patterns, deductive logic, and inductive logic, this publication is an ideal reference source for academics, students, and researchers who would like...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2018

The Philosophy of Argument and Audience Reception by Christopher W. (University of Windsor, Ontario) Tindale The Philosophy of Argument and Audience Reception
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This book approaches the topic of argumentation from the perspective of audiences, rather than the perspective of arguers or arguments.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/03/2018

Propositions by Trenton (University of Virginia) Merricks Propositions

Trenton Merricks presents an original argument for the existence of propositions, and defends an account of their nature. He draws a variety of controversial conclusions, for instance about supervaluationism, the nature of possible worlds, truths about non-existent entities, and whether...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018

Epistemic Logic A Survey of the Logic of Knowledge by Nicholas Rescher Epistemic Logic A Survey of the Logic of Knowledge

Part of a trilogy exploring the theory of knowledge by one of the world's foremost philosophers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

The Opening of Hegel's Logic From Being to Infinity by The Opening of Hegel's Logic From Being to Infinity

Hegel's Science of Logic , still remains for most philosophers (both figuratively and literally) a firmly closed book. The purpose of this title is to dispel the myths that surround the Logic and to show that Hegel's unjustly neglected text...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

Essentials of Symbolic Logic by R. L. Simpson Essentials of Symbolic Logic

A concise, eminently straightforward and inexpensive introduction to symbolic logic.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/03/2018

Formal Logic A Philosophical Approach by Paul Hoyningen-Huene Formal Logic A Philosophical Approach

An attempt to integrate two approaches to the study of logic: the mathematical, focusing on the development of a formal apparatus; and the philosophical, musing on issues for which technical solutions have long been devised.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/03/2018

Abductive Reasoning by Douglas Walton Abductive Reasoning

A study of the role of abductive inference in everyday argumentation and legal evidence.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/03/2018

Questions on Aristotle's Categories by John Duns Scotus Questions on Aristotle's Categories

This work is the first English translation of Scotus's commentary on Aristotle's Quaestiones super Praedicamenta. Although there are numerous Latin commentaries on Aristotle's Categories, Scotus's Questions is one of the few commentaries on the Categories written in the thirteenth century...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Philosophy and Model Theory by Tim (Senior Lecturer and Fellow, St John's College, Cambridge) Button, Sean (Associate Professor, Department of Philosop Walsh Philosophy and Model Theory
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Model theory is an important area of mathematical logic which has deep philosophical roots, many philosophical applications, and great philosophical interest in itself. The aim of this book is to introduce, organise, survey, and develop these connections between philosophy and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2018

Philosophy and Model Theory by Tim (Senior Lecturer and Fellow, St John's College, Cambridge) Button, Sean (Associate Professor, Department of Philosop Walsh Philosophy and Model Theory
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Model theory is an important area of mathematical logic which has deep philosophical roots, many philosophical applications, and great philosophical interest in itself. The aim of this book is to introduce, organise, survey, and develop these connections between philosophy and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/03/2018

Formal Theories of Truth by Jc (Professor of Philosophy, University of Connecticut and University of Tasmania) Beall, Michael (Professor of Phil Glanzberg Formal Theories of Truth
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Three leading philosopher-logicians present a clear and concise overview of formal theories of truth, explaining key logical techniques. Truth is as central topic in philosophy: formal theories study the connections between truth and logic, including the intriguing challenges presented by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/03/2018

Formal Theories of Truth by Jc (Professor of Philosophy, University of Connecticut and University of Tasmania) Beall, Michael (Professor of Phil Glanzberg Formal Theories of Truth
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Three leading philosopher-logicians present a clear and concise overview of formal theories of truth, explaining key logical techniques. Truth is as central topic in philosophy: formal theories study the connections between truth and logic, including the intriguing challenges presented by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/03/2018

Aristotle on the Uses of Contemplation by Matthew D. Walker Aristotle on the Uses of Contemplation

Provides an original, up-to-date, and systematic account of Aristotle's views on contemplation's place in the human good.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/04/2018

An Introduction to Formal Logic by Peter (University of Cambridge) Smith An Introduction to Formal Logic

A highly accessible guide to the fundamental aims and basic elements of formal logic.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/04/2018

Other books in this genre

Thinking about Contradictions The Imaginary Logic of Nikolai Aleksandrovich Vasil'ev by Venanzio Raspa Thinking about Contradictions The Imaginary Logic of Nikolai Aleksandrovich Vasil'ev

He takes into consideration both the situation of logic in Russia and the state of logic in Western Europe, from the end of the 19th century to the beginning of the 20th. This logic allows the author to deal with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/12/2017

The Epistemic Lightness of Truth Deflationism and its Logic by Cezary Cieslinski The Epistemic Lightness of Truth Deflationism and its Logic

This volume explores the deflationary claim of the innocence of truth, taking into account recent results on axiomatic truth theories.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

Ignorance Everything You Need to Know about Not Knowing by Robert Graef Ignorance Everything You Need to Know about Not Knowing


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Mill's A System of Logic Critical Appraisals by Antis (University of Cyprus) Loizides Mill's A System of Logic Critical Appraisals

John Stuart Mill considered his A System of Logic, first published in 1843, the methodological foundation and intellectual groundwork of his later works in ethical, social, and political theory. Yet no book has attempted in the past to engage with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2017

Philosophical Logic: Current Trends in Asia Proceedings of AWPL-TPLC 2016 by Syraya Chin-Mu Yang Philosophical Logic: Current Trends in Asia Proceedings of AWPL-TPLC 2016

This volume brings together a group of logic-minded philosophers and philosophically oriented logicians, mainly from Asia, to address a variety of logical and philosophical topics of current interest, offering a representative cross-section of the philosophical logic landscape in early 21st-century...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/11/2017

Common Sense Philosophy by Robert Craig Common Sense Philosophy


Format: Paperback - Released: 17/11/2017

The Metaphysics of Logic by Penelope (University of Tasmania) Rush The Metaphysics of Logic

This wide-ranging collection of essays explores the nature of logic and the key issues and debates in the metaphysics of logic.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

The Boundary Stones of Thought An Essay in the Philosophy of Logic by Ian (University of Oxford) Rumfitt The Boundary Stones of Thought An Essay in the Philosophy of Logic

Classical logic has been attacked by adherents of rival, anti-realist logical systems: Ian Rumfitt comes to its defence. He considers the nature of logic, and how to arbitrate between different logics. He argues that classical logic may dispense with the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

Peirce's Speculative Grammar Logic as Semiotics by Francesco Bellucci Peirce's Speculative Grammar Logic as Semiotics

Peirce's Speculative Grammar: Logic as Semiotics offers a comprehensive, philologically accurate, and exegetically ambitious developmental account of Peirce's theory of speculative grammar. The book traces the evolution of Peirce's grammatical writings from his early research on the classification of arguments...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Scepticism and Naturalism: Some Varieties by P. F. Strawson Scepticism and Naturalism: Some Varieties

By the time of his death in 2006, Sir Peter Strawson was regarded as one of the world's most distinguished philosophers. Unavailable for many years, Scepticism and Naturalism is a profound reflection on two classic philosophical problems by a philosopher...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2017

Logic: A Very Short Introduction by Graham (Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the CUNY Graduate Center) Priest Logic: A Very Short Introduction

Graham Priest shows that formal logic is a powerful, exciting part of modern philosophy - a tool for thinking about everything from the existence of God and the reality of time to paradoxes of probability. Explaining formal logic in simple,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

The Probabilistic Foundations of Rational Learning by Simon M. (University of California, Irvine) Huttegger The Probabilistic Foundations of Rational Learning
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This book extends Bayesian epistemology to develop new approaches to general rational learning within the framework of probability theory.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Formal Logic by Paul A. Gregory Formal Logic

An undergraduate text suitable for courses in symbolic logic. This title offers coverage of truth-functional and quantificational logic, as well as the basics of more advanced topics such as set theory and modal logic. Complex ideas are explained in plain...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

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