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A companion to philosophical logic

Author: Dale Jacquette
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dale Jacquette
ISBN: 0631216715 9780631216711 1405145757 9781405145756
OCLC Number: 237665518
Description: XIII, 816 Seiten.
Contents: Preface.Acknowledgments.List of Contributors.Introduction: Logic, Philosophy, and Philosophical Logic: Dale Jacquette (Pennsylvania State University).Part I: Historical Development of Logic:1. Ancient Greek Philosophical Logic: Robin Smith (Texas A M University).2. History of Logic: Medieval: B.G. Sundholm (Leiden University) and E.P. Bos (Leiden University).3. The Rise of Modern Logic: Rolf George (University of Waterloo) and James Van Evra (University of Waterloo).Part II: Symbolic Logic and Ordinary Language:4. Language, Logic, and Form: Kent Bach (San Francisco State University).5. Puzzles About Intensionality: Nathan Salmon (University of California, Santa Barbara).6. Symbolic Logic and Natural Language: Emma Borg (University of Reading) and Ernest Lepore (Rutgers University).Part III: Philosophical Dimensions of Logical Paradoxes:7. Logical Paradoxes: James Cargile (University of Virginia).8. Semantical and Logical Paradox: Keith Simmons (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill).9. Philosophical Implications of Logical Paradoxes: Roy A. Sorensen (Dartmouth College).Part IV: Truth and Definite Description in Semantic Analysis:10. Truth, the Liar, and Tarski's Semantics: Gila Sher (University of California, San Diego).11. Truth, the Liar, and Tarskian Truth Definition: Greg Ray (University of Florida).12. Descriptions and Logical Form: Gary Ostertag (New York University).13. Russell's Theory of Definite Descriptions as a Paradigm for Philosophy: Gregory Landini (University of Iowa).Part V: Concepts of Logical Consequence:14. Necessity, Meaning, and Rationality: The Notion of Logical Consequence: Stewart Shapiro (Ohio State University).15. Varieties of Consequence : B.G. Sundholm (Leiden University).16. Modality of Deductively Valid Inference : Dale Jacquette (Pennsylvania State University).Part VI Logic, Existence, and Ontology:17. Quantifiers, Being and Canonical Notation: Paul Gochet (University of Liege).18. From Logic to Ontology: Some Problems of Predication, Negation and Possibility: Herbert Hochberg (University of Texas).19. Putting Language First: The "Liberation" of Logic from Ontology: Ermanno Bencivenga (University of California, Irvine).Part VII: Metatheory and the Scope and Limits of Logic:20. Metatheory: Alasdair Urquhart (University of Toronto).21. Metatheory of Logics and the Characterization Problem: Jan Wolenski (Jagiellonian University).22. Logic in Finite Structures: Definability, Complexity, and Randomness: Scott Weinstein (University of Pennsylvania).Part VIII: Logical Foundations of Set Theory and Mathematics:23. Logic and Ontology: Numbers and Sets: Jose Benardete (Syracuse University).24. Logical Foundations of Set Theory and Mathematics: Mary Tiles (University of Hawaii) .25. Property-Theoretic Foundations of Mathematics: Michael Jubien (University of California, Davis).Part IX: Modal Logics and Semantics:26. Modal Logic: Johan van Benthem (University of Amsterdam).27. First Order Alethic Modal Logic: Melvin Fitting (City University of New York).28. Proofs and Expressiveness in Alethic Modal Logic: Maarten de Rijke (University of Amsterdam) and Heinrich Wansing (Dresden University of Technology).29. Alethic Modal Logics and Semantics: Gerhard Schurz (University of Dusseldorf).30. Epistemic Logic: Nicholas Rescher (University of Pittsburgh).31. Deontic, Epistemic, and Temporal Modal Logics: Risto Hilpinen (University of Miami).Part X: Intuitionistic, Free, and Many-Valued Logics:32. Intuitionism: Dirk van Dalen (University of Utrecht) and Mark van Atten (University of Utrecht).33. Many-Valued, Free, and Intuitionistic Logics: Richard Grandy (Rice University).34. Many-Valued Logic: Grzegorz Malinowski (University of Lodz).Part XI: Inductive, Fuzzy, and Quantum Probability Logics:35. Inductive Logic : Stephen Glaister (University of Washington).36. Heterodox Probability Theory: Peter Forrest (University of New England).37. Why Fuzzy Logic?: Petr Hajek (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic).Part XII: Relevance and Paraconsistent Logics:38. Relevance Logic: Edwin Mares (Victoria University of Wellington).39. Paraconsistency: Bryson Brown (University of Lethbridge).40. Logicians Setting Together Contradictories: A Perspective on Relevance, Paraconsistency, and Dialetheism: Graham Priest (University of Melbourne).Part XIII: Logic, Machine Theory, and Cognitive Science:41. The Logical and the Physical: Andrew W. Hodges (Wadham College, Oxford University).42. Modern Logic and its Role in the Study of Knowledge: Peter A. Flach (University of Bristol).43. Actions and Normative Positions: A Modal-Logical Approach : Robert Demolombe (Toulouse Center) and Andrew J.I. Jones (University of Oslo).Part XIV: Mechanization of Logical Inference and Proof Discovery:44. The Automation of Sound Reasoning and Successful Proof Finding: Larry Wos (Argonne National Laboratory) and Branden Fitelson (San Jose State University).45. A Computational Logic for Applicative Common LISP: J. Strother Moore (University of Texas) and Matt Kaufmann (Advanced Micro Devices, Inc).46. Sampling Labelled Deductive Systems: D.M. Gabbay (King's College).Resources for Further Study.Index.
Responsibility: ed. by Dale Jacquette.


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