Philosophy / Logic

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Aporetics

Aporetics

Rational Deliberation in the Face of Inconsistency

Rescher defines an apory as a group of individually plausible but collectively incompatible theses. Citing thinkers from the pre-Socratics through Spinoza, Hegel, and Nicolai Hartmann, he builds a framework for coping with the complexities of divergent theses, and shows in detail how aporetic analysis can be applied to a variety of fields including philosophy, mathematics, linguistics, logic, and intellectual history.

Formal Logic

Formal Logic

A Philosophical Approach

Uniting the mathematical with the philosophical approaches to formal logic, this book is filled with examples, exercises, and straightforward assessments of some of the most common problems in teaching the subject.

Logic, Laws, and Life

Logic, Laws, and Life

Some Philosophical Complications

This volume centers on philosophical issues of the life sciences, particularly genetics and psychology, and relevant statistical theories.

Statistical Explanation and Statistical Relevance

Statistical Explanation and Statistical Relevance

Through his S-R model of statistical relevance, Wesley Salmon offers a solution to the scientific explanation of objectively improbable events. Two other essays compliment the statisticl relevance model.

Essays in Philosophical Analysis

Essays in Philosophical Analysis

This book presents twenty essays by philosopher Nicholas Rescher, representing more than a decade of his work. The collection ranges from historic to contemporary discussions on epistemology, philosophy of science, metaphysics, logic, among other topics.

Studies in Arabic Philosophy

Studies in Arabic Philosophy

The ten essays in this book present the thoughts of major Arabic philosophers in history, while speaking to their basis in Greek philosophy and the influence of Arabic philosophy on the West.

Galen and the Syllogism

Galen and the Syllogism

Nicholas Rescher, by examining and reproducing sources in Arabic philosophy, seeks to definitively settle the debate over whether Galen originated the fourth figure of the categorical syllogism.

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