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  • Conceptual Roots of Mathematics

    1st Edition

    By J.R. Lucas

    The Conceptual Roots of Mathematics is a comprehensive study of the foundation of mathematics. J.R. Lucas, one of the most distinguished Oxford scholars, covers a vast amount of ground in the philosophy of mathematics, showing us that it is actually at the heart of the study of epistemology and…

    Paperback – 2011-11-10
    International Library of Philosophy

  • Philosophy of Logic (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Hilary Putnam

    First published in 1971, Professor Putnam's essay concerns itself with the ontological problem in the philosophy of logic and mathematics - that is, the issue of whether the abstract entities spoken of in logic and mathematics really exist. He also deals with the question of whether or not…

    Paperback – 2011-08-17

  • Beyond The Tractatus Wars

    The New Wittgenstein Debate, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rupert Read, Matthew A. Lavery

    Over fifteen years have passed since Cora Diamond and James Conant turned Wittgenstein scholarship upside down with the program of “resolute” reading, and ten years since this reading was crystallized in the major collection The New Wittgenstein. This approach remains at the center of the debate…

    Paperback – 2011-07-11

  • The Laboratory of the Mind

    Thought Experiments in the Natural Sciences, 2nd Edition

    By James Robert Brown

    Newton's bucket, Einstein's elevator, Schrödinger's cat – these are some of the best-known examples of thought experiments in the natural sciences. But what function do these experiments perform? Are they really experiments at all? Can they help us gain a greater understanding of the natural world?…

    Paperback – 2010-07-27

  • The Russellian Origins of Analytical Philosophy

    Bertrand Russell and the Unity of the Proposition, 1st Edition

    By Graham Stevens

    This monograph reappraises the role of Bertrand Russell's philosophical works in establishing the analytical tradition in philosophy. It's main aims are to: * improve our understanding of the history of analytical philosophy * engage in the important disputes surrounding the interpretation of…

    Paperback – 2010-04-01
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Fiction and Fictionalism

    1st Edition

    By R. M. Sainsbury

    Are fictional characters such as Sherlock Holmes real? What can fiction tell us about the nature of truth and reality? In this excellent introduction to the problem of fictionalism R. M. Sainsbury covers the following key topics: what is fiction? realism about fictional objects, including the…

    Paperback – 2009-08-13
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Introducing Philosophy of Mathematics

    1st Edition

    By Michele Friend

    What is mathematics about? Does the subject-matter of mathematics exist independently of the mind or are they mental constructions? How do we know mathematics? Is mathematical knowledge logical knowledge? And how is mathematics applied to the material world? In this introduction to the philosophy…

    Paperback – 2007-02-21

  • Logic, Form and Grammar

    1st Edition

    By Peter Long

    The notion of logical form and its applications are at the heart of some of the classical problems in philosophical logic and are the focus of Peter Long’s investigations in the three essays that comprise this volume. In the first, major, essay the concern is with the notion of logical form as it…

    Paperback – 2006-05-01
    International Library of Philosophy

  • Frank Ramsey

    Truth and Success, 1st Edition

    By Jérôme Dokic, Pascal Engel

    Despite his tragic death at the age of 26, Frank Ramsey (1903 - 1930) remains one of the most intriguing minds of the twentieth century. His thought had a profound influence on both Ludwig Wittgenstein and Bertrand Russell, and many strands of contemporary analytic philosophy find their origin in…

    Paperback – 2006-05-01

  • Philosophy of Science, Logic and Mathematics in the 20th Century

    Routledge History of Philosophy Volume 9, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart G. Shanker

    The twentieth century witnessed the birth of analytic philosophy. This volume covers some of its key movements and philosophers, including Frege and Wittgenstein's Tractatus.…

    Paperback – 2003-03-27
    Routledge History of Philosophy

  • If P, Then Q

    Conditionals and the Foundations of Reasoning, 2nd Edition

    By David Sanford

    This new edition includes three new chapters, updating the book to take into account developments in the field over the past fifteen years.…

    Paperback – 2002-12-19

  • Possible Worlds

    1st Edition

    By John Divers

    Possible Worlds presents the first up-to-date and comprehensive examination of one of the most important topics in metaphysics. John Divers considers the prevalent philosophical positions, including realism, antirealism and the work of important writers on possible worlds such as David Lewis,…

    Paperback – 2002-08-29
    Problems of Philosophy

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