Philosophy: Philosophy of Logic

  • On Constructive Interpretation of Predictive Mathematics (1990) book cover

    On Constructive Interpretation of Predictive Mathematics (1990)

    1st Edition

    By Charles Parsons

    First published in 1990, this book consists of a detailed exposition of results of the theory of "interpretation" developed by G. Kreisel — the relative impenetrability of which gives the elucidation contained here great value for anyone seeking to understand his work. It contains more complex…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • From Rules to Meanings: New Essays on Inferentialism book cover

    From Rules to Meanings

    New Essays on Inferentialism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ondřej Beran, Vojtěch Kolman, Ladislav Koreň

    Inferentialism is a philosophical approach premised on the claim that an item of language (or thought) acquires meaning (or content) in virtue of being embedded in an intricate set of social practices normatively governed by inferential rules. Inferentialism found its paradigmatic formulation in…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • From Mathematics to Philosophy (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    From Mathematics to Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Hao Wang

    First published in 1974. Despite the tendency of contemporary analytic philosophy to put logic and mathematics at a central position, the author argues it failed to appreciate or account for their rich content. Through discussions of such mathematical concepts as number, the continuum, set, proof…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Peirce’s Speculative Grammar: Logic as Semiotics book cover

    Peirce’s Speculative Grammar

    Logic as Semiotics, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Bellucci

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Kant: Studies on Mathematics in the Critical Philosophy book cover

    Kant: Studies on Mathematics in the Critical Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Carson, Lisa Shabel

    There is a long tradition, in the history and philosophy of science, of studying Kant’s philosophy of mathematics, but recently philosophers have begun to examine the way in which Kant’s reflections on mathematics play a role in his philosophy more generally, and in its development. For example, in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Experimental Philosophy and its Critics book cover

    Experimental Philosophy and its Critics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joachim Horvath, Thomas Grundmann

    Experimental philosophy is one of the most recent and controversial developments in philosophy. Its basic idea is rather simple: to test philosophical thought experiments and philosophers’ intuitions about them with scientific methods, mostly taken from psychology and the social sciences. The…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Reference and Structure in the Philosophy of Language: A Defense of the Russellian Orthodoxy book cover

    Reference and Structure in the Philosophy of Language

    A Defense of the Russellian Orthodoxy, 1st Edition

    By Arthur Sullivan

    This volume investigates the precise contours of the connections between two foundational concepts: reference (the means of semantically expressing singular or object-dependent information) and structure (the having or lacking of meaningful sub-parts). Sullivan shows that the notion of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Analytic Philosophy: An Interpretive History book cover

    Analytic Philosophy

    An Interpretive History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aaron Preston

    Analytic Philosophy: An Interpretive History explores the ways interpretation (of key figures, factions, texts, etc.) shaped the analytic tradition, from Frege to Dummet. It offers readers 17 chapters, written especially for this volume by an international cast of leading scholars. Some chapters…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22
    Routledge

  • Reflective Equilibrium and the Principles of Logical Analysis: Understanding the Laws of Logic book cover

    Reflective Equilibrium and the Principles of Logical Analysis

    Understanding the Laws of Logic, 1st Edition

    By Jaroslav Peregrin, Vladimír Svoboda

    This book offers a comprehensive account of logic that addresses fundamental issues concerning the nature and foundations of the discipline. The authors claim that these foundations can not only be established without the need for strong metaphysical assumptions, but also without hypostasizing…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Introduction to Logic book cover

    Introduction to Logic

    3rd Edition

    By Harry J Gensler

    Introduction to Logic is clear and concise, uses interesting examples (many philosophical in nature), and has easy-to-use proof methods. Its key features, retained in this Third Edition, include: simpler ways to test arguments, including an innovative proof method and the star test for…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge

  • Journey into Philosophy: An Introduction with Classic and Contemporary Readings book cover

    Journey into Philosophy

    An Introduction with Classic and Contemporary Readings, 1st Edition

    By Stan Baronett

    The overriding rationale behind this book is a desire to enrich the lives of college students by introducing them to the practice of philosophical thought in an accessible and engaging manner. The text has over one hundred classical and contemporary readings that facilitate studying each…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Ignorance from Moral and Social Philosophy book cover

    Perspectives on Ignorance from Moral and Social Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rik Peels

    This edited collection focuses on the moral and social dimensions of ignorance—an undertheorized category in analytic philosophy. Contributors address such issues as the relation between ignorance and deception, ignorance as a moral excuse, ignorance as a legal excuse, and the relation between…

    Hardback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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