Topics in philosophical logic

by Nicholas Rescher

Publisher: D. Reidel, Publisher: Humanities Press in Dordrecht, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 347 Downloads: 670
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Subjects:

  • Symbolic and mathematical Logic

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

StatementNicholas Rescher
SeriesSynthese library, Synthese library
The Physical Object
Paginationxi11, 347 p.
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26982612M
OCLC/WorldCa3815253

  The first edition was the second handbook published for the logic commu­ nity. It followed the North Holland one volume Handbook of Mathematical Logic, published in , edited by the late Jon Barwise, The four volume Handbook of Philosophical Logic, published came at a fortunate temporal junction at the evolution of : Springer Netherlands. Logic exercises (approximately 40%): the problem sheets are a good guide to the sort of thing to expect in the problem solving section of the question. Philosophical applications (approximately 40%): in addition to the philosophical material in LfP, these may draw on the readings specified in the lectures, exercise sheets and philosophy tasks. The authors present a series of exploratory examples of computer modeling, using a range of computational techniques to illuminate a variety of questions in philosophy and philosophical logic. Topics include self-reference and paradox in fuzzy logics, varieties of epistemic chaos, fractal images of formal systems, and cellular automata models. The first edition was the second handbook published for the logic commu nity. It followed the North Holland one volume Handbook 0/ Mathematical Logic, published in , edited by the late Jon Barwise. The four volume Handbook 0/ Philosophical Logic, published came at a fortunate temporal junction at the evolution of logic.

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The papers presented in this volume examine topics of central interest in. Philosophy of logic, the study, from a philosophical perspective, of the nature and types of logic, including problems in the field and the relation of logic to mathematics and other disciplines.

The term logic comes from the Greek word variety of senses that logos possesses may suggest the difficulties to be encountered in characterizing the nature and scope of logic. The second edition of the Handbook is intended to comprise some 18 volumes and will provide a very up-to-date authoritative, in-depth coverage of all major topics in philosophical logic and its applications in many cutting-edge fields relating to computer science, language, argumentation, etc.

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Russell and others had been. Product Information. It is with great pleasure that we are presenting to the community the second edition of this extraordinary handbook.

It has been over 15 years since the publication of the first edition and there have been great changes in the landscape of philosophical logic since then.

The first edition was the second handbook published for the logic commu­ nity. It followed the North Holland one volume Handbook of Mathematical Logic, published inedited by the late Jon Barwise. The four volume Handbook of Philosophical Logic, published came at a fortunate temporal junction at the evolution of : Springer Netherlands.Philosophy of logic is devoted to the investigation, analysis and reflection on issues arising in logic, while philosophical logic concerns questions about reference, truth, quantification, existence, entailment, predication, identity, modality, and necessity.Philosophy of logic is the investigation, critical analysis and intellectual reflection on issues arising in logic.

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