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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:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The papers presented in this volume examine topics of central interest in contemporary philosophy of logic. They include reflections on the nature of logic and its relevance for philosophy today, and explore in depth developments in informal logic and the relation of informal to symbolic logic, mathematical metatheory and the limiting metatheorems, modal logic, many-valued logic, relevance and paraconsistent logic,  Read more...
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Philosophy of logic.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/North Holland, 2007
(DLC) 2006050855
(OCoLC)71284733
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dale Jacquette
ISBN: 9780444515414 0444515410
OCLC Number: 162131413
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 1202 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: General Preface (Dov Gabbay, Paul Thagard and John Woods) --
Preface --
List of Contributors --
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 (J.C. 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) --
L̲wenheim-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 Bimb̤) --
Paraconsistent Lgoics and Paraconsistency (Newton C.A. da Costa, Ot̀vio Bueno and Ďcio Krause) --
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) --
Index.
Series Title: Handbook of the philosophy of science.
Responsibility: edited by Dale Jacquette.
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