Philosophy: Logic - Philosophy

  • 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

  • Leibniz' Doctrine of Necessary Truth book cover

    Leibniz' Doctrine of Necessary Truth

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Dauler Wilson

    Originally published in 1990. This study was first written in 1965 when interest in Leibniz was intensifying. The book looks in detail at the doctrine of necessity – that necessary truths are those derivable from the principle of identity by the substitution of definitions. It first considers views…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 17th Century Philosophy

  • Leibniz’s Legacy and Impact book cover

    Leibniz’s Legacy and Impact

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Weckend, Lloyd Strickland

    This volume tells the story of the legacy and impact of the great German polymath Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716). Leibniz made significant contributions to many areas, including philosophy, mathematics, political and social theory, theology, and various sciences. The essays in this volume…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Ancient Logic, Language, and Metaphysics: Selected Essays by Mario Mignucci book cover

    Ancient Logic, Language, and Metaphysics

    Selected Essays by Mario Mignucci, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Falcon, Pierdaniele Giaretta

    The late Mario Mignucci was one of the most authoritative, original, and influential scholars in the area of ancient philosophy, especially ancient logic. Collected here for the first time are sixteen of his most important essays on ancient logic, language, and metaphysics. These essays show a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

  • Modalities in Medieval Philosophy book cover

    Modalities in Medieval Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Simo Knuuttila

    Originally published in 1993, Modalities in Medieval Philosophy looks at the idea of modality as multiplicity of reference with respect to alternative domains. The book examines how this emerged in early medieval discussions and addresses how it was originally influenced by the theological…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Medieval Logic and Metaphysics: A Modern Introduction book cover

    Medieval Logic and Metaphysics

    A Modern Introduction, 1st Edition

    By D.P. Henry

    Originally published in 1972, Medieval Logic and Metaphysics shows how formal logic can be used in the clarification of philosophical problems. An elementary exposition of Leśniewski’s Onotology, an important system of contemporary logic, is followed by studies of central philosophical themes such…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Understanding Perspectivism (Open Access): Scientific Challenges and Methodological Prospects book cover

    Understanding Perspectivism (Open Access)

    Scientific Challenges and Methodological Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michela Massimi, Casey D. McCoy

    This edited collection is the first of its kind to explore the view called perspectivism in philosophy of science. The book brings together an array of essays that reflect on the methodological promises and scientific challenges of perspectivism in a variety of fields such as physics, biology,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of 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 – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Logic book cover

    Introduction to Logic

    15th Edition

    By Irving M. Copi, Carl Cohen, Victor Rodych

    For more than six decades, and for thousands of students, Introduction to Logic has been the gold standard in introductory logic texts. In this fifteenth edition, Carl Cohen and Victor Rodych update Irving M. Copi’s classic text, improving on its many strengths and introducing new and helpful…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge

  • On the Syllogism: And Other Logical Writings book cover

    On the Syllogism

    And Other Logical Writings, 1st Edition

    By Augustus De Morgan

    Edited by Peter Heath

    Originally published in 1966 On the Syllogism and Other Logical Writings assembles for the first time the five celebrated memoirs of Augustus De Morgan on the syllogism. These are collected together with the more condensed accounts of his researches given in his Syllabus of a Proposed System of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Incommensurability Thesis book cover

    The Incommensurability Thesis

    1st Edition

    By Howard Sankey

    Originally published in 1994, The Incommensurability Thesis is a critical study of the Incommensurability Thesis of Thomas Kuhn and Paul Feyerabend. The book examines the theory that different scientific theories may be incommensurable because of conceptual variance. The book presents a critique of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Chance and Error: The Theory of Evolution book cover

    Chance and Error

    The Theory of Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Marsh Hopkins

    Originally published in 1923 Chance and Error examines the vagaries of chance, and how this is the result of the interference of yes and no. The book basis its examination of chance on the idea of a two-sided coin. The book stipulates that contradictories are head and tail, or yes and no. When the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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