Philosophy: Logic - Philosophy

  • The Province of Logic: An Interpretation of Certain Parts of Cook Wilson's “Statement and Inference” book cover

    The Province of Logic

    An Interpretation of Certain Parts of Cook Wilson's “Statement and Inference”, 1st Edition

    By Richard Robinson

    Originally published in 1931. This inquiry investigates and develops John Cook Wilson’s view of the province of logic. It bases the study on the posthumous collected papers Statement and Inference. The author seeks to answer questions on the nature of logic using Cook Wilson’s thought. The chapters…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • The Logic of Commands book cover

    The Logic of Commands

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Rescher

    Originally published in 1966. Professor Rescher’s aim is to develop a "logic of commands" in exactly the same general way which standard logic has already developed a "logic of truth-functional statement compounds" or a "logic of quantifiers". The object is to present a tolerably accurate and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • An Introduction to Logic book cover

    An Introduction to Logic

    1st Edition

    By David Mitchell

    Originally published in 1967. The common aim of all logical enquiry is to discover and analyse correctly the forms of valid argument. In this book concise expositions of traditional, Aristotelian logic and of modern systems of propositional and predicative logic show how far that aim has been…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • Consequences of Reference Failure book cover

    Consequences of Reference Failure

    1st Edition

    By Michael McKinsey

    This book defends the Direct Reference (DR) thesis in philosophy of language regarding proper names and indexical pronouns. It uniquely draws out the significant consequences of DR when it is conjoined with the fact that these singular terms sometimes fail to refer. Even though DR is widely…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21 
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Cartesian Semantics of the Port Royal Logic book cover

    The Cartesian Semantics of the Port Royal Logic

    1st Edition

    By John N. Martin

    This book sets out for the first time in English and in the terms of modern logic the semantics of the Port Royal Logic (La Logique ou l’Art de penser, 1662-1685) of Antoine Arnauld and Pierre Nicole, perhaps the most influential logic book in the 17th and 18th centuries. Its goal is to explain how…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19 
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    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Wittgenstein and the Limits of Language book cover

    Wittgenstein and the Limits of Language

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hanne Appelqvist

    The limit of language is one of the most pervasive notions found in Wittgenstein’s work, both in his early Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus and his later writings. Moreover, the idea of a limit of language is intimately related to important scholarly debates on Wittgenstein’s philosophy, such as the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11 
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    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Metametaphysics and the Sciences: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives book cover

    Metametaphysics and the Sciences

    Historical and Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frode Kjosavik, Camilla Serck-Hanssen

     This collection addresses metaphysical issues at the intersection between philosophy and science. A unique feature is the way in which it is guided both by history of philosophy, by interaction between philosophy and science, and by methodological awareness. In asking how metaphysics is…

    Hardback – 2019-11-04 
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    Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

  • Philosophy of Logical Systems book cover

    Philosophy of Logical Systems

    1st Edition

    By Jaroslav Peregrin

    This book addresses the hasty development of modern logic, especially its introducing and embracing various kinds of artificial languages and moving from the study of natural languages to that of artificial ones. This shift seemed extremely helpful and managed to elevate logic to a new level of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Rise of Analytic Philosophy, 1879–1930: From Frege to Ramsey book cover

    The Rise of Analytic Philosophy, 1879–1930

    From Frege to Ramsey, 1st Edition

    By Michael Potter

    In this book Michael Potter offers a fresh and compelling portrait of the birth of modern analytic philosophy, viewed through the lens of a detailed study of the work of the four philosophers who contributed most to shaping it:  Gottlob Frege, Bertrand Russell, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and Frank Ramsey…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23 
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  • 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 
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  • Hegel's Political Philosophy: The Test Case of Constitutional Monarchy book cover

    Hegel's Political Philosophy

    The Test Case of Constitutional Monarchy, 1st Edition

    By Stephen C. Bosworth

    Originally published in 1991, this volume examines Hegel’s political philosophy from the perspective of his argument for constitutional monarchy. It offers an interpretation of Hegelian theory that is relevant for the understanding of modern republican constitutions. Modern republican theories are…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Hegel

  • Hegel and Modern Philosophy book cover

    Hegel and Modern Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Lamb

    Originally published in 1987, this volume reflects the diversity in Hegelianism and every branch of philosophy which he contributed to. It includes essays on his contribution to contemporary social philosophy, logic and the philosophy of religion. His work is examined in relation to Marx,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Hegel

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