Philosophy: Logic - Philosophy

  • The Foundations of Bayesian Epistemology: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    The Foundations of Bayesian Epistemology

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Kenny Easwaran

    This book introduces students and researchers to the philosophical issues at play in the growing field of formal (or Bayesian) epistemology.  It focuses not on how to do particular calculations but instead on the philosophical foundations at the convergence of belief and mathematical representation…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Lacan and the Formulas of Sexuation: Exploring Logical Consistency and Clinical Consequences book cover

    Lacan and the Formulas of Sexuation

    Exploring Logical Consistency and Clinical Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Guy Le Gaufey

    Lacan and the Formulas of Sexuation provides the first critical reading of Lacan’s formulas of sexuation, examining both their logical consistency and clinical consequences. Are there two different entities named Man and Woman, separated by the gulf of sexual difference? Or is it better to conceive…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Models and Modelling in the Sciences: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    Models and Modelling in the Sciences

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen M. Downes

    Models now drive much of the research in climate science, economics, molecular biology, and several other fields in the natural and social sciences. Yet how models work as tools of forecasting, representation, and explanation remains unclear, inviting closer philosophical analysis. In this book,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • A Social Theory of Freedom book cover

    A Social Theory of Freedom

    1st Edition

    By Mariam Thalos

    In A Social Theory of Freedom, Mariam Thalos argues that the theory of human freedom should be a broadly social and political theory, rather than a theory that places itself in opposition to the issue of determinism. Thalos rejects the premise that a theory of freedom is fundamentally a theory of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Peirce on Perception and Reasoning: From Icons to Logic book cover

    Peirce on Perception and Reasoning

    From Icons to Logic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen A. Hull, Richard Kenneth Atkins

    The founder of both American pragmatism and semiotics, Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914) is widely regarded as an enormously important and pioneering theorist. In this book, scholars from around the world examine the nature and significance of Peirce’s work on perception, iconicity, and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Sociology and Human Ecology: Complexity and Post-Humanist Perspectives book cover

    Sociology and Human Ecology

    Complexity and Post-Humanist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By John A Smith, Chris Jenks

    Traditionally, Sociology has identified its subject matter as a distinct set – social phenomena – that can be taken as quite different and largely disconnected from potentially relevant disciplines such as Psychology, Economics or Planetary Ecology. Within Sociology and Human Ecology, Smith and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • What is Scientific Knowledge?: An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology of Science book cover

    What is Scientific Knowledge?

    An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology of Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin McCain, Kostas Kampourakis

    What Is Scientific Knowledge? is a much-needed collection of introductory-level chapters on the epistemology of science. Renowned historians, philosophers, science educators, and cognitive scientists have authored 19 original contributions specifically for this volume. The chapters, accessible for…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge

  • The Quantum of Explanation: Whitehead’s Radical Empiricism book cover

    The Quantum of Explanation

    Whitehead’s Radical Empiricism, 1st Edition

    By Randall E. Auxier, Gary L. Herstein

    The Quantum of Explanation advances a bold new theory of how explanation ought to be understood in philosophical and cosmological inquiries. Using a complete interpretation of Alfred North Whitehead’s philosophical and mathematical writings and an interpretive structure that is essentially new,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Following Reason: A Theory and Strategy for Rational Leadership book cover

    Following Reason

    A Theory and Strategy for Rational Leadership, 1st Edition

    By Mark Manolopoulos

    Throughout history, humanity has regularly followed anti-rational figures and forces: demagogic rulers, perverted deities, exploitative economic systems, and so on. Such leadership and followership have wrought all kinds of oppression and conflict. What if this pattern could be altered? What if…

    Paperback – 2019-03-13
    Routledge
    Leadership: Research and Practice

  • A Critical Introduction to the Philosophy of Language: Central Themes from Locke to Wittgenstein book cover

    A Critical Introduction to the Philosophy of Language

    Central Themes from Locke to Wittgenstein, 1st Edition

    By John Fennell

    A Critical Introduction to Philosophy of Language is a historically oriented introduction to the central themes in philosophy of language. Its narrative arc covers Locke’s ‘idea’ theory, Mill’s empiricist account of math and logic, Frege and Russell’s development of modern logic and its subsequent…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Williamson on Modality book cover

    Williamson on Modality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juhani Yli-Vakkuri, Mark McCullagh

    Timothy Williamson is one of the most influential living philosophers working in the areas of logic and metaphysics. His work in these areas has been particularly influential in shaping debates about metaphysical modality, which is the topic of his recent provocative and closely-argued book Modal…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Time and the Philosophy of Action book cover

    Time and the Philosophy of Action

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roman Altshuler, Michael J. Sigrist

    Although scholarship in philosophy of action has grown in recent years, there has been little work explicitly dealing with the role of time in agency, a role with great significance for the study of action. As the articles in this collection demonstrate, virtually every fundamental issue in the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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