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Routledge Library Editions: Logic

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Various
December 04, 2019

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...

An Introduction to Many-valued Logics

An Introduction to Many-valued Logics

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Robert Ackermann
December 04, 2019

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...

Words of Power: A Feminist Reading of the History of Logic

Words of Power: A Feminist Reading of the History of Logic

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Andrea Nye
December 04, 2019

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...

Nondeductive Inference

Nondeductive Inference

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Robert Ackermann
December 04, 2019

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...

An Introduction to Logic: The Criticism of Arguments

An Introduction to Logic: The Criticism of Arguments

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Peter Alexander
December 04, 2019

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...

Logic in Practice

Logic in Practice

1st Edition

Forthcoming

L. Susan Stebbing
December 04, 2019

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...

The Logical Structure of Science

The Logical Structure of Science

1st Edition

Forthcoming

A. Cornelius Benjamin
December 04, 2019

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...

Meaning, Quantification, Necessity: Themes in Philosophical Logic

Meaning, Quantification, Necessity: Themes in Philosophical Logic

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Martin Davies
December 04, 2019

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...

Quantification Theory

Quantification Theory

1st Edition

Forthcoming

J. A. Faris
December 04, 2019

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...

Truth-Functional Logic

Truth-Functional Logic

1st Edition

Forthcoming

J. A. Faris
December 04, 2019

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...

The Logic of Choice: An Investigation of the Concepts of Rule and Rationality

The Logic of Choice: An Investigation of the Concepts of Rule and Rationality

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Gidon Gottlieb
December 04, 2019

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...

Aspects of a Theory of Singular Reference: Prolegomena to a Dialectical Logic of Singular Terms

Aspects of a Theory of Singular Reference: Prolegomena to a Dialectical Logic of Singular Terms

1st Edition

Forthcoming

William J. Greenberg
December 04, 2019

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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