Books in category Philosophy – Logic

  • Proof Analysis

    Proof Analysis
    Sara Negri, Jan von Plato

    This book continues from where the authors' previous book, Structural Proof Theory, ended.

  • Needs Values Truth

    Needs, Values, Truth
    David Wiggins

    For this third edition the author has added a new essay on incommensurability, in addition to making minor revisions to the existing text. The volume will stand as a definitive summation of his work in this area.

  • Supererogation

    David Heyd

    David Heyd's study will stimulate philosophers to recognise the importance of the rather neglected topic of the distinctiveness of supererogation and the difficulty of accounting for it, and to take a fresh critical look at their theories …

  • Abductive Reasoning

    Abductive Reasoning
    Douglas Walton

    A study of the role of abductive inference in everyday argumentation and legal evidence.

  • A New Introduction to Modal Logic

    A New Introduction to Modal Logic
    George Edward Hughes, M. J. Cresswell

    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.

  • Practical Reasoning about Final Ends

    Practical Reasoning about Final Ends
    Henry S. Richardson

    This book argues against philosophical opponents, that we can determine our ends or goals rationally.

  • Brentano and Intrinsic Value

    Brentano and Intrinsic Value
    Roderick M. Chisholm

    A critical exposition of Franz Brentano's theory of intrinsic value.

  • Logic Mathematics Philosophy Vintage Enthusiasms

    Logic, Mathematics, Philosophy, Vintage Enthusiasms
    David DeVidi, Michael Hallett, Peter Clark

    The volume includes twenty-five research papers presented as gifts to John L. Bell to celebrate his 60th birthday by colleagues, former students, friends and admirers.

  • The GĂ delian Puzzle Book

    The Gödelian Puzzle Book
    Raymond M. Smullyan

    These logic puzzles provide entertaining variations on Gödel's incompleteness theorems, offering ingenious challenges related to infinity, truth and provability, undecidability, and other concepts. No background in formal logic necessary.

  • An Introduction to Symbolic Logic

    An Introduction to Symbolic Logic

    Famous classic has introduced countless readers to symbolic logic with its thorough and precise exposition.

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