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Routledge Library Editions: Logic

Reissuing works originally published between 1931 and 1990, this set of twenty-four books covers the full range of the philosophy of logic, from introductions to logic, to calculus and mathematical logic, to logic in language and linguistics and logical reasoning in law and ethics. An international array of authors are represented in this comprehensive collection.

  • Routledge Library Editions: Logic

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1931 and 1990, this set of twenty-four books covers the full range of the philosophy of logic, from introductions to logic, to calculus and mathematical logic, to logic in language and linguistics and logical reasoning in law and ethics. An international…

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  • An Introduction to Many-valued Logics

    1st Edition

    By Robert Ackermann

    Originally published in 1967. An introduction to the literature of nonstandard logic, in particular to those nonstandard logics known as many-valued logics. Part I expounds and discusses implicational calculi, modal logics and many-valued logics and their associated calculi. Part II considers the…

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  • Words of Power

    A Feminist Reading of the History of Logic, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Nye

    Originally published in 1990. A common complaint of philosophers, and men in general, has been that women are illogical. On the other hand, rationality, defined as the ability to follow logical argument, is often claimed to be a defining characteristic of man. Andrea Nye undermines assumptions…

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  • Nondeductive Inference

    1st Edition

    By Robert Ackermann

    Originally published in 1966. An introduction to current studies of kinds of inference in which validity cannot be determined by ordinary deductive models. In particular, inductive inference, predictive inference, statistical inference, and decision making are examined in some detail. The last…

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  • An Introduction to Logic

    The Criticism of Arguments, 1st Edition

    By Peter Alexander

    Originally published in 1969. This book is for undergraduates whether specializing in philosophy or not. It assumes no previous knowledge of logic but aims to show how logical notions arise from, or are abstracted from, everyday discourse, whether technical or non-technical. It sets out a knowledge…

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  • Logic in Practice

    1st Edition

    By L. Susan Stebbing

    Originally published in 1934. This fourth edition originally published 1954., revised by C. W. K. Mundle. "It must be the desire of every reasonable person to know how to justify a contention which is of sufficient importance to be seriously questioned. The explicit formulation of the principles of…

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  • The Logical Structure of Science

    1st Edition

    By A. Cornelius Benjamin

    This book addresses the argument in the history of the philosophy of science between the positivists and the anti-positivists. The author starts from a point of firm conviction that all science and philosophy must start with the given… But that the range of the given is not definite. He begins with…

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  • Meaning, Quantification, Necessity

    Themes in Philosophical Logic, 1st Edition

    By Martin Davies

    Originally published in 1981. This is a book for the final year undergraduate or first year graduate who intends to proceed with serious research in philosophical logic. It will be welcomed by both lecturers and students for its careful consideration of main themes ranging from Gricean accounts of…

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  • Quantification Theory

    1st Edition

    By J. A. Faris

    Originally published in 1964. This book is concerned with general arguments, by which is meant broadly arguments that rely for their force on the ideas expressed by all, every, any, some, none and other kindred words or phrases. A main object of quantificational logic is to provide methods for…

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  • Truth-Functional Logic

    1st Edition

    By J. A. Faris

    Originally published in 1962. This book gives an account of the concepts and methods of a basic part of logic. In chapter I elementary ideas, including those of truth-functional argument and truth-functional validity, are explained. Chapter II begins with a more comprehensive account of…

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  • The Logic of Choice

    An Investigation of the Concepts of Rule and Rationality, 1st Edition

    By Gidon Gottlieb

    Originally published in 1968. This is a critical study of the concept of ‘rule’ featuring in law, ethics and much philosophical analysis which the author uses to investigate the concept of ‘rationality’. The author indicates in what manner the modes of reasoning involved in reliance upon rules are…

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  • Aspects of a Theory of Singular Reference

    Prolegomena to a Dialectical Logic of Singular Terms, 1st Edition

    By William J. Greenberg

    Originally published in 1985. This study concerns the problem of treating identity as a relation between an object and itself. It addresses the Russellian and Fregean solutions and goes on to present in the first part a surfacist account of belief-context ambiguity requiring neither…

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  • Elementary Formal Logic

    A Programmed Course, 1st Edition

    By C. L. Hamblin

    Originally published in 1966. This is a self-instructional course intended for first-year university students who have not had previous acquaintance with Logic. The book deals with "propositional" logic by the truth-table method, briefly introducing axiomatic procedures, and proceeds to the theory…

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  • The Elements of Formal Logic

    1st Edition

    By G. E. Hughes, D. G. Londey

    Originally published in 1965. This is a textbook of modern deductive logic, designed for beginners but leading further into the heart of the subject than most other books of the kind. The fields covered are the Propositional Calculus, the more elementary parts of the Predicate Calculus, and…

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  • Topics in Modern Logic

    1st Edition

    By D. C. Makinson

    Originally published in 1973. This book is directed to the student of philosophy whose background in mathematics is very limited. The author strikes a balance between material of a philosophical and a formal kind, and does this in a way that will bring out the intricate connections between the two.…

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  • Concept and Object

    The Unity of the Proposition in Logic and Psychology, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Palmer

    Originally published in 1988. This text gives a lucid account of the most distinctive and influential responses by twentieth century philosophers to the problem of the unity of the proposition. The problem first became central to twentieth-century philosophy as a result of the depsychoiogising of…

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  • The Problems of Logic

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Paul Ushenko

    Originally published in 1941. Professor Ushenko treats of current problems in technical Logic, involving Symbolic Logic to a marked extent. He deprecates the tendency, in influential quarters, to regard Logic as a branch of Mathematics and advances the intuitionalist theory of Logic. This involves…

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  • The Traditional Formal Logic

    A Short Account for Students, 1st Edition

    By William Angus Sinclair

    Originally published in 1937. A short account of the traditional logic, intended to provide the student with the fundamentals necessary for the specialized study. Suitable for working through individualy, it will provide sufficient knowledge of the elements of the subject to understand materials on…

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  • The Implications of Induction

    1st Edition

    By L. Jonathan Cohen

    Originally published in 1973. This book presents a valid mode of reasoning that is different to mathematical probability. This inductive logic is investigated in terms of scientific investigation. The author presents his criteria of adequacy for analysing inductive support for hypotheses and…

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  • Creativity, Imagination, Logic

    Meditations for the Eleventh Hour, 1st Edition

    By Horace M. Kallen

    Originally published in 1973. This final collection of thought by founder of the New School for Social Research in New York, Horace M. Kallen, touches on topics from language to death and from freedom to value. The author’s treatise explores his understanding of logic and existence.…

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  • The Development of Mathematical Logic

    1st Edition

    By P. H. Nidditch

    Originally published in 1962. A clear and simple account of the growth and structure of Mathematical Logic, no earlier knowledge of logic being required. After outlining the four lines of thought that have been its roots - the logic of Aristotle, the idea of all the parts of mathematics as systems…

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  • Presuppostion & Transcendental Inference

    1st Edition

    By Humphrey Palmer

    Originally published in 1985. This book is about a single famous line of argument, pioneered by Descartes and deployed to full effect by Kant. That argument was meant to refute scepticism once and for all, and make the world safe for science. 'I think, so I exist’ is valid reasoning, but circular…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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