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Logic, epistemology and the unity of science

Author: Shahid Rahman; et al
Publisher: Dordrecht ; London : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©2004.
Series: Logic, epistemology and the unity of science, v. 1.
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The aim of the series Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science, of which this is the first volume, is to take up anew the challenge of considering the scientific enterprise in its entirety in light of recent developments in logic and philosophy. The first title in this new series aims to explore, through extensive co-operation, new ways of achieving the integration of science in all its diversity. The present  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shahid Rahman; et al
ISBN: 1402028075 9781402028076 1402028083 9781402028083
OCLC Number: 154661829
Description: ix, 626 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: I. Some Programmatic Comments. 1. Logic, Epistemology and the Unity of Science: An Encyclopedic Project in the Spirit of Neurath and Diderot; Shahid Rahman and John Symons. 2. An International Encyclopedia of the Unified Sciences translated by John Symons and Ramon Alvarado); Otto Neurath. II. Game Theory and Independence Friendly Logic as a Unifying Framework. 3. Towards a Unity of the Human Behavioral Sciences; Herbert Gintis. 4. Some Coloured Remarks on the Foundations of Mathematics in the 20th Century; Gerhard Heinzmann. 5. Logical Versus Nonlogical Concepts: An Untenable Dualism? Jaakko Hintikka. 6. Semantic Games in Logic and Epistemology; Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen. 7. IF Logic, Game-Theoretical Semantics and New Prospects for Philosophy of Science; Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen and Gabriel Sandu. III. Unity and Plurality in Science and in Logic. 8. Concepts Structured through Reduction: A Structuralist Resource Illuminates the Consolidation-Long-Term Potentiation (LTP) Link; John Bickle. 9. The Unity of Science and the Unity of Being: A Sketch of a Formal Approach; C. Ulises Moulines. 10. Logical Pluralism and the Preservation of Warrant; Greg Restall. 11. In Defence of the Dog: Response to Restall; Stephen Read. 12. Normic Laws, Non-monotonic Reasoning, and the Unity of Science; Gerhard Schurz. 13. The Puzzling Role of Philosophy in Life Sciences: Bases for a Joint Program for Philosophy and History of Science; Juan Manuel Torres. 14. The Creative Growth of Mathematics; Jean Paul Van Bendegem. 15. Quantum Logic and the Unity of Science; John Woods and Kent Peacock. IV. The Logic of the Knowledge-Seeking Activities. 16. Belief Contraction, Anti-formulae and Resource Overdraft: Part II Deletion in Resource Unbounded Logics; Dov Gabbay, Odinaldo Rodrigues and John Woods. 17. Reasoning about Knowledge in Linear Logic: Modalities and Complexity; Mathieu Marion and Mehrnouche Sadrzadeh. 18. A Solution to Fitch's Paradox of Knowability; Helge Ruckert. 19. Theories of Knowledge and Ignorance; Wiebe van der Hoek, Jan Jaspars and Elias Thijsse. 20. Action-Theoretic Aspects of Theory Choice; Heinrich Wansing. 21. Some Computational Constraints in Epistemic Logic; Timothy Williamson. IV. Contributions from Non-Classical Logics. 22. The Need for Adaptive Logics in Epistemology; Diderik Batens. 23. Logics for Qualitative Reasoning; Paulo Veloso and Walter Carnielli. 24. Logic of Dynamics and Dynamics of Logic: Some Paradigm Examples; Bob Coecke, David J. Moore and Sonja Smets. 25. Complementarity and Paraconsistency; Newton C. A. Da Costa and Decio Krause. 26. Law, Logic, Rhetoric: a Procedural Model of Legal Argumentation; Arno Lodder. 27. Essentialist Metaphysics in a Scientific Framework; Ulrich Nortmann. Index.
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