Philosophy: Logic - Philosophy

  • Paradoxes of the Infinite (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Paradoxes of the Infinite (Routledge Revivals)

    By Bernard Bolzano

    Paradoxes of the Infinite presents one of the most insightful, yet strangely unacknowledged, mathematical treatises of the 19th century: Dr Bernard Bolzano’s Paradoxien. This volume contains an adept translation of the work itself by Donald A. Steele S.J., and in addition an historical introduction…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Conceptual Change and the Philosophy of Science: Alternative Interpretations of the A Priori book cover

    Conceptual Change and the Philosophy of Science

    Alternative Interpretations of the A Priori

    By David J. Stump

    In this book, David Stump traces alternative conceptions of the a priori in the philosophy of science and defends a unique position in the current debates over conceptual change and the constitutive elements in science. Stump emphasizes the unique epistemological status of the constitutive elements…

    Hardback – 2015-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Proof, Logic and Formalization book cover

    Proof, Logic and Formalization

    Edited by Michael Detlefsen

    The mathematical proof is the most important form of justification in mathematics. It is not, however, the only kind of justification for mathematical propositions. The existence of other forms, some of very significant strength, places a question mark over the prominence given to proof within…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge

  • From Truth to Reality: New Essays in Logic and Metaphysics book cover

    From Truth to Reality

    New Essays in Logic and Metaphysics

    Edited by Heather Dyke

    Questions about truth and questions about reality are intimately connected. One can ask whether numbers exist by asking "Are there numbers?" But one can also ask what arguably amounts to the same question by asking "Is the sentence 'There are numbers' true?" Such semantic ascent implies…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge

  • Mathematics and the Image of Reason book cover

    Mathematics and the Image of Reason

    By Mary Tiles

    A thorough account of the philosophy of mathematics. In a cogent account the author argues against the view that mathematics is solely logic.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge
    Philosophical Issues in Science

  • Moral Responsibility and the Problem of Many Hands book cover

    Moral Responsibility and the Problem of Many Hands

    By Ibo van de Poel, Lambèr Royakkers, Sjoerd D. Zwart

    When many people are involved in an activity, it is often difficult, if not impossible, to pinpoint who is morally responsible for what, a phenomenon known as the ‘problem of many hands.’ This term is increasingly used to describe problems with attributing individual responsibility in collective…

    Hardback – 2015-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • The Force of Argument: Essays in Honor of Timothy Smiley book cover

    The Force of Argument

    Essays in Honor of Timothy Smiley

    Edited by Jonathan Lear, Alex Oliver

    Timothy Smiley has made ground-breaking contributions to modal logic, free logic, multiple-conclusion logic, and plural logic. He has illuminated Aristotle’s syllogistic, the ideas of logical form and consequence, and the distinction between assertion and rejection, and has worked to debunk the…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Bertrand Russell's Theory of Knowledge book cover

    Bertrand Russell's Theory of Knowledge

    By Elizabeth Ramsden Eames

    When future generations come to analyze and survey twentieth-century philosophy as a whole, Bertrand Russell’s logic and theory of knowledge is assured a place of prime importance. Yet until this book was first published in 1969 no comprehensive treatment of his epistemology had appeared.…

    Paperback – 2014-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Russell

  • Bertrand Russell: A Life book cover

    Bertrand Russell: A Life

    By Herbert Gottschalk

    Bertrand Russell’s eminence of intellect and person has long been unassailable. Besides his distinction as mathematician and philosopher, and a vast output of books, articles, lectures and talks on most aspects of the human condition, there is his continuing concern for day-to-day political issues,…

    Paperback – 2014-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Russell

  • Bertrand Russell: The Passionate Sceptic book cover

    Bertrand Russell: The Passionate Sceptic

    By Alan Wood

    ‘Fascinating’, ‘brilliant’, ‘oddly moving’, ‘a warm human picture’ – this biography was enthusiastically received when it came out in 1957. And no wonder. It is not only the lively story of a distinguished man but a lucid account of his work and its significance. The author, who was himself a…

    Paperback – 2014-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Russell

  • 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

  • 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

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