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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science VIII.   

The Principle of Sufficient Reason: A Reassessment

Alexander R. Pruss - Philosophy - 2006
The Principle of Sufficient Reason (PSR) says that all contingent facts must have explanation. In this 2006 volume, which was the first on the topic in the English language in ...
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Modal Logic for Philosophers

James W. Garson - Philosophy - 2006
Designed for use by philosophy students, this 2006 book provides an accessible, yet technically sound treatment of modal logic and its philosophical applications. Every effort ...
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Logic and the Modalities in the Twentieth Century

Dov M. Gabbay, John Woods - Mathematics - 2006 - 732 pages
Logic and the Modalities in the Twentieth Century is an indispensable research tool for anyone interested in the development of logic, including researchers, graduate and ...
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Randomness

Deborah J. Bennett - Mathematics - 2009 - 256 pages
From the ancients' first readings of the innards of birds to your neighbor's last bout with the state lottery, humankind has put itself into the hands of chance. Today life ...
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The Shape of the Great Pyramid

Roger Herz-Fischler - Architecture - 2000 - 293 pages
Starting in the late eighteenth century, eleven main theories were proposed to explain the shape of the Great Pyramid. Even though some of these theories are well known, there ...
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Arithmetic and Ontology: A Non-realist Philosophy of Arithmetic

Philip Hugly, Charles Sayward, Pieranna Garavaso - Mathematics - 2006 - 393 pages
"This volume documents a lively exchange between five philosophers of mathematics. It also introduces a new voice in one central debate in the philosophy of mathematics. Non ...
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Quantum Groups: A Path to Current Algebra

Ross Street - Mathematics - 2007
Algebra has moved well beyond the topics discussed in standard undergraduate texts on 'modern algebra'. Those books typically dealt with algebraic structures such as groups ...
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Dependence Logic: A New Approach to Independence Friendly Logic

Jouko Väänänen - Mathematics - 2007 - 225 pages
Dependence is a common phenomenon, wherever one looks: ecological systems, astronomy, human history, stock markets - but what is the logic of dependence? This book is the first ...
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Mathematics and the Divine: A Historical Study

Teun Koetsier, Luc Bergmans - Mathematics - 2004 - 716 pages
Mathematics and the Divine seem to correspond to diametrically opposed tendencies of the human mind. Does the mathematician not seek what is precisely defined, and do the ...
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Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics 1640-1940

Ivor Grattan-Guinness - Mathematics - 2005 - 1040 pages
This book contains around 80 articles on major writings in mathematics published between 1640 and 1940. All aspects of mathematics are covered: pure and applied, probability ...
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