Philosophy: Logic - Philosophy

  • Platonism, Naturalism, and Mathematical Knowledge book cover

    Platonism, Naturalism, and Mathematical Knowledge

    By James Robert Brown

    This study addresses a central theme in current philosophy: Platonism vs Naturalism and provides accounts of both approaches to mathematics, crucially discussing Quine, Maddy, Kitcher, Lakoff, Colyvan, and many others. Beginning with accounts of both approaches, Brown defends Platonism by arguing…

    Paperback – 2014-07-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Mill’s A System of Logic: Critical Appraisals book cover

    Mill’s A System of Logic

    Critical Appraisals

    Edited by Antis Loizides

    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 the most important aspects of Mill's Logic. This…

    Hardback – 2014-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Peirce's Account of Purposefulness: A Kantian Perspective book cover

    Peirce's Account of Purposefulness

    A Kantian Perspective

    By Gabriele Gava

    This book presents a systematic interpretation of Charles S. Peirce’s work based on a Kantian understanding of his teleological account of thought and inquiry. Departing from readings that contrast Peirce’s treatment of purpose, end, and teleology with his early studies of Kant, Gabriele Gava…

    Hardback – 2014-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Proof and Knowledge in Mathematics book cover

    Proof and Knowledge in Mathematics

    Edited by Michael Detlefsen

    These questions arise from any attempt to discover an epistemology for mathematics. This collection of essays considers various questions concerning the nature of justification in mathematics and possible sources of that justification. Among these are the question of whether mathematical…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge

  • The Theory of Knowledge (Routledge Revivals): A Contribution to Some Problems of Logic and Metaphysics book cover

    The Theory of Knowledge (Routledge Revivals)

    A Contribution to Some Problems of Logic and Metaphysics

    By L. T. Hobhouse

    L. T. Hobhouse (1864-1929) was fundamental to the New Liberal movement of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. He authored many important works in the fields of philosophy, economics and social liberalism. First published in 1896, The Theory of Knowledge considers the content and…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Deducibility and Decidability book cover

    Deducibility and Decidability

    By R. R. Rockingham Gill

    This book presents the results of these thinkers in a newly unified manner and displays their significance for the philosophy of mathematics.…

    Paperback – 2014-04-24
    Routledge

  • Epistemic Logic in the Later Middle Ages book cover

    Epistemic Logic in the Later Middle Ages

    By Ivan Boh

    Epistemic Logic studies statements containing verbs such as 'know' and 'wish'. It is one of the most exciting areas in medieval philosophy. Neglected almost entirely after the end of the Middle Ages, it has been rediscovered by philosophers of the present century. This is the first comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2014-04-14
    Routledge
    Topics in Medieval Philosophy

  • Bertrand Russell On Education book cover

    Bertrand Russell On Education

    By Joe Park

    Although scholars from many disciplines have turned their attention to Russell’s work and appraised its significance for a number of fields, and an extensive literature on him emerged, until this book, first published in 1963, no thorough study on Russell’s contribution to education – an area to…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Russell

  • Bertrand Russell's America: His Transatlantic Travels and Writings. Volume Two 1945-1970 book cover

    Bertrand Russell's America

    His Transatlantic Travels and Writings. Volume Two 1945-1970

    By Barry Feinberg, Ronald Kasrils

    Originally published in 1984, this volume documents Bertrand Russell’s travels in America covering the period 1945-1970. It is presented in two halves with the first a biographical account of Russell’s involvement with the United States, with special reference to the seven visits he made there…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Russell

  • The Spinozistic Ethics of Bertrand Russell book cover

    The Spinozistic Ethics of Bertrand Russell

    By Kenneth Blackwell

    Bertrand Russell’s professional philosophical reputation rests mainly on his mathematical logic and theory of knowledge. In this study, first published in 1985, however, Kenneth Blackwell considers Russell’s writings on ethics and metaethics and uncovers the conceptual unity in Russell’s normative…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Russell

  • The Philosophy of Mr. B*rtr*nd R*ss*ll: With an Appendix of Leading Passages from Certain Other Works. A Skit. book cover

    The Philosophy of Mr. B*rtr*nd R*ss*ll

    With an Appendix of Leading Passages from Certain Other Works. A Skit.

    Edited by Philip E. B. Jourdain

    This skit of Bertrand Russell’s philosophy was originally published in 1918 by Russell’s correspondent friend Jourdain. The introduction explains that the contents purport to be lost papers written by Mr. B*rtr*nd R*ss*ll, a contemporary of Bertrand Russell. This politically humorous volume from…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Russell

  • Bertrand Russell's America: His Transatlantic Travels and Writings. Volume One 1896-1945 book cover

    Bertrand Russell's America

    His Transatlantic Travels and Writings. Volume One 1896-1945

    By Barry Feinberg, Ronald Kasrils

    Originally published in 1973, this volume documents Bertrand Russell’s travels in America covering the period 1896-1945. It is presented in two halves with the first a biographical account of Russell’s involvement with the United States, with special reference to the seven visits he made there…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Russell

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