David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Cambridge University Press (2003)
In a world plagued by disagreement and conflict one might expect that the exact sciences of logic and mathematics would provide a safe harbor. In fact these disciplines are rife with internal divisions between different, often incompatible, systems. Do these disagreements admit of resolution? Can such resolution be achieved without disturbing assumptions that the theorems of logic and mathematics state objective truths about the real world? In this original and historically rich book John Woods explores apparently intractable disagreements in logic and the foundations of mathematics and sets out conflict resolution strategies that evade or disarm these stalemates. An important sub-theme of the book is the extent to which pluralism in logic and the philosophy of mathematics undermines realist assumptions. This book makes an important contribution to such areas of philosophy as logic, philosophy of language and argumentation theory. It will also be of interest to mathematicians and computer scientists.
|Keywords||Logic, Symbolic and mathematical Pluralism|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$9.95 used (93% off) $13.00 new (90% off) $130.00 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||QA9.W749 2003|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Francesco Berto (2008). Adynaton and Material Exclusion. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 86 (2):165 – 190.
Francesco Berto (2007). Is Dialetheism an Idealism? The Russellian Fallacy and the Dialetheist's Dilemma. Dialectica 61 (2):235–263.
Francesco Berto (2008). Modal Meinongianism for Fictional Objects. Metaphysica 9 (2):205-218.
John Woods (2012). Semantic Penumbra: Concept Similarity in Logic. [REVIEW] Topoi 31 (1):121-134.
Patrick Allo (2010). A Classical Prejudice? Knowledge, Technology & Policy 23 (1-2):25-40.
Similar books and articles
Volker Peckhaus (1999). 19th Century Logic Between Philosophy and Mathematics. Bulletin of Symbolic Logic 5 (4):433-450.
G. T. Kneebone (1963/2001). Mathematical Logic and the Foundations of Mathematics: An Introductory Survey. Dover.
J. L. Bell (1977). A Course in Mathematical Logic. Sole Distributors for the U.S.A. And Canada American Elsevier Pub. Co..
V. W. Marek (2009). Introduction to Mathematics of Satisfiability. Taylor & Francis.
René Cori (2000). Mathematical Logic: A Course with Exercises. Oxford University Press.
JC Beall (2003). Review of Woods, John, Paradox and Paraconsistency: Conflict Resolution in the Abstract Sciences. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2003 (6).
JC Beall & David Ripley (2003). Review of Paradox and Paraconsistency. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.
Joachim Bromand (2004). Review: Paradox and Paraconsistency: Conflict Resolution in the Abstract Sciences. [REVIEW] Mind 113 (450):416-420.
A. D. Irvine (2007). John Woods, Paradox and Paraconsistency: Conflict Resolution in the Abstract Sciences. Studia Logica 85 (3):425-428.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads4 ( #549,100 of 1,792,848 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #345,624 of 1,792,848 )
How can I increase my downloads?