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  • Truth Without Objectivity

    1st Edition

    By Max Kölbel

    Truth without Objectivity provides a critique of the mainstream view of 'meaning'. Kölbel examines the standard solutions to the conflict implicit in this view, demonstrating their inadequacy and developing instead his own relativist theory of truth.The mainstream view of meaning assumes that…

    Paperback – 2002-05-30
    International Library of Philosophy

  • Metaphysicians of Meaning

    Frege and Russell on Sense and Denotation, 1st Edition

    By Gideon Makin

    Russell's On Denoting and Frege's On Sense and Reference are now widely held to be two of the founding papers of twentieth century philosophy and form the heart of the famous "linguistic turn". The Metaphysicians of Meaning is the first book to challenge the accepted secondary work on these two…

    Paperback – 2000-12-14
    International Library of Philosophy

  • Philosophical Theories of Probability

    1st Edition

    By Donald Gillies

    The Twentieth Century has seen a dramatic rise in the use of probability and statistics in almost all fields of research. This has stimulated many new philosophical ideas on probability. Philosophical Theories of Probability is the first book to present a clear, comprehensive and systematic account…

    Paperback – 2000-08-24
    Philosophical Issues in Science

  • Philosophy of Mathematics

    An Introduction to a World of Proofs and Pictures, 1st Edition

    By James Robert Brown

    Philosophy of Mathematics is an excellent introductory text. This student friendly book discusses the great philosophers and the importance of mathematics to their thought. It includes the following topics:* the mathematical image* platonism* picture-proofs* applied mathematics* Hilbert and Godel…

    Hardback – 1999-07-29
    Philosophical Issues in Science

  • The Limits of Thought

    Discussions between J. Krishnamurti and David Bohm, 1st Edition

    By David Bohm, J. Krishnamurti

    Edited by Ray McCoy

    The Limits of Thought is a series of penetrating dialogues between the great spiritual leader, J. Krishnamurti and the renowned physicist, David Bohm.The starting point of their engaging exchange is the question: If truth is something different than reality, then what place has action in daily…

    Paperback – 1998-12-17

  • Logic And Declarative Language

    1st Edition

    By M. Downward

    Logic has acquired a reputation for difficulty, perhaps because many of the approaches adopted have been more suitable for mathematicians than computer scientists. This book shows that the subject is not inherently difficult and that the connections between logic and declarative language are…

    Paperback – 1998-03-31

  • Substance

    Its Nature and Existence, 1st Edition

    By Joshua Hoffman, Gary Rosenkrantz

    Substance has been a leading idea in the history of Western philosophy. Joshua Hoffman and Gary S. Rosenkrantz explain the nature and existence of individual substances, including both living things and inanimate objects. Specifically written for students new to this important and often complex…

    Paperback – 1996-12-05
    Problems of Philosophy

  • A New Introduction to Modal Logic

    1st Edition

    By M.J. Cresswell, G.E. Hughes

    This long-awaited book replaces Hughes and Cresswell's two classic studies of modal logic: An Introduction to Modal Logic and A Companion to Modal Logic.A New Introduction to Modal Logic is an entirely new work, completely re-written by the authors. They have incorporated all the new developments…

    Paperback – 1996-08-15

  • Being Good and Being Logical: Philosophical Groundwork for a New Deontic Logic

    Philosophical Groundwork for a New Deontic Logic, 1st Edition

    By James W. Forrester

    This work represents an attempt to show that standard systems of deontic logic (taken as attempts to codify normal deontic reasoning) run into a number of difficulties. It also presents a new system of deontic logic and argues that it is free from the shortcomings of standard systems.…

    Paperback – 1996-06-30

  • Formal Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Harry J. Gensler

    Formal Ethics is the study of formal ethical principles. The most important of these, perhaps even the most important principle of life, is the golden rule: "Treat others as you want to be treated". Although the golden rule enjoys support amongst different cultures and religions in the world,…

    Paperback – 1996-05-02

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