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  1. Paradoxes from A to Z

    3rd Edition

    By Michael Clark

    Paradoxes from A to Z, Third edition is the essential guide to paradoxes, and takes the reader on a lively tour of puzzles that have taxed thinkers from Zeno to Galileo, and Lewis Carroll to Bertrand Russell. Michael Clark uncovers an array of conundrums, such as Achilles and the Tortoise, Theseus’...

    Published September 20th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Disjunctivism

    Disjunctive Accounts in Epistemology and in the Philosophy of Perception

    Edited by Marcus Willaschek

    Does perception provide us with direct and unmediated access to the world around us? The so-called 'argument from illusion ' has traditionally been supposed to show otherwise: from the subject's point of view, perceptual illusions are often indistinguishable from veridical perceptions; hence,...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Unity of Science (Routledge Revivals)

    By Rudolf Carnap

    As a leading member of the Vienna Circle, Rudolph Carnap's aim was to bring about a "unified science" by applying a method of logical analysis to the empirical data of all the sciences. This work, first published in English in 1934, endeavors to work out a way in which the observation...

    Published August 28th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Reference and Structure in the Philosophy of Language

    A Defense of the Russellian Orthodoxy

    By Arthur Sullivan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This volume investigates the precise contours of the connections between two foundational concepts: reference (the means of semantically expressing singular or object-dependent information) and structure (the having or lacking of meaningful sub-parts). Sullivan shows that the notion of...

    Published August 24th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Elementary Logic

    By Brian Garrett

    Elementary Logic explains what logic is, how it is done, and why it can be exciting. The book covers the central part of logic that all students have to learn: propositional logic. It aims to provide a crystal-clear introduction to what is often regarded as the most technically difficult area in...

    Published August 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Theory of Logical Types

    Monographs in Modern Logic

    By Irving M. Copi

    This reissue, first published in 1971, provides a brief historical account of the Theory of Logical Types; and describes the problems that gave rise to it, its various different formulations (Simple and Ramified), the difficulties connected with each, and the criticisms that have been directed...

    Published July 24th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Experimental Philosophy and its Critics

    Edited by Joachim Horvath, Thomas Grundmann

    Experimental philosophy is one of the most recent and controversial developments in philosophy. Its basic idea is rather simple: to test philosophical thought experiments and philosophers’ intuitions about them with scientific methods, mostly taken from psychology and the social sciences. The...

    Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. An Objective Theory of Probability (Routledge Revivals)

    By Donald Gillies

    This reissue of D. A. Gillies highly influential work, first published in 1973, is a philosophical theory of probability which seeks to develop von Mises’ views on the subject. In agreement with von Mises, the author regards probability theory as a mathematical science like mechanics or...

    Published March 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Introduction to Logical Theory

    By P. F. Strawson

    First published in 1952, professor’s Strawson’s highly influential Introduction to Logical Theory provides a detailed examination of the relationship between the behaviour of words in common language and the behaviour of symbols in a logical system. He seeks to explain both the exact nature of the...

    Published March 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Russell vs. Meinong

    The Legacy of "On Denoting"

    Edited by Nicholas Griffin, Dale Jacquette

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    A century after ‘On Denoting’ was published, the debate it initiated continues to rage. On the one hand, there is a mass of new historical scholarship, about both Russell and Meinong, which has not circulated very far beyond specialist scholars. On the other hand, there are continuing problems and...

    Published February 3rd 2012 by Routledge