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Philosophy of logic

Author: Dale Jacquette
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/North Holland, 2007.
Series: Handbook of the philosophy of science.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines topics of central interest in contemporary philosophy of logic. This book includes reflections on the nature of logic and its relevance for philosophy. It also explores developments in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dale Jacquette
ISBN: 0444515410 9780444515414
OCLC Number: 71284733
Description: xvi, 1202 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: General Preface / Dov Gabbay, Paul Thagard and John Woods --
Introduction : philosophy of logic today / Dale Jacquette - What is logic? / Jaakko Hintikka and Gabriel Sandu --
The scope and limits of logic / Wilfrid Hodges --
Logic in Philosophy / Johan van Benthem --
Informal logic and the concept of argument / David Hitchcock --
On the relation of informal to symbolic logic / Dale Jacquette --
Vagueness and the logic of ordinary language / Roy A. Sorensen --
Logic and semantic analysis / Ernest Lepore and Matthew Stone --
Justificatory irrelevance of formal semantics / Charles F. Kielkopf --
A brief history of truth / Stewart Candlish and Nic Damnjanovic --
Truth and paradox : a philosophical sketch / JC Beall --
Hilbert's program then and now / Richard Zach --
Logicism and its contemporary legacy / Herbert Hochberg --
Classical logic's coming of age / John W. Dawson, Jr --
Infinity / Peter Fletcher --
Löwenheim-Skolem Theorems / Heinz-Dieter Ebbinghaus --
The mathematics of Skolem's Paradox / Timothy Bays --
Objectual and substitutional interpretations of the quantifiers / Michael Hand --
Many-valued logics / Siegfried Gottwald --
Relevance logics / Katalin Bimbó --
Paraconsistent logics and paraconsistency / Newton C.A. da Costa, Décio Krause and Otávio Bueno --
Extensional vs intensional logic / Jaroslav Peregrin --
Logically possible worlds and counterpart semantics for modal logic / Marcus Kracht and Oliver Kutz --
Modal realism and its roots in mathematical realism / Charles S. Chihara --
Free logics / John Nolt --
Fictions and their logic / John Woods --
Counterfactuals, causation, and preemption / John Collins - Logic, mathematics, and the natural sciences / Neil Tennant --
Default reasoning / Nicholas Rescher.
Series Title: Handbook of the philosophy of science.
Responsibility: edited by Dale Jacquette.
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