Possibilities and Paradox: An Introduction to Modal and Many-Valued Logic

Paperback | April 1, 2003

byJc Beall, Bas C. van Fraassen

not yet rated|write a review
Extensively classroom-tested, this text provides an accessible and carefully structured introduction to modal and many-valued logic. The authors cover the basic formal frameworks, as well as considering a variety of philosophical issues surrounding 'possibilities and paradox'. In order to aid understanding, each chapter provides the following features: exercises to give students hands-on experience, examples to demonstrate the application of concepts and a list of further readings.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$67.77 online
$73.50 list price (save 7%)
Ships within 1-3 weeks
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

Extensively classroom-tested, this text provides an accessible and carefully structured introduction to modal and many-valued logic. The authors cover the basic formal frameworks, as well as considering a variety of philosophical issues surrounding 'possibilities and paradox'. In order to aid understanding, each chapter provides the fo...

JC Beall is an Assistant Professor in Philosophy at the University of Connecticut. Forthcoming publications include 'Logical Pluralism' (with Greg Restall) and 'Deflationism and Paradox' (edited with Bradley Armour-Garb). Bas C. van Fraassen is the McCosh Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University. Past publications include...

other books by Jc Beall

Spandrels of Truth
Spandrels of Truth

Kobo ebook|Apr 7 2011

$26.99 online$34.99list price(save 22%)
Logic: The Basics
Logic: The Basics

Kobo ebook|Apr 5 2010

$32.74

Logical Pluralism
Logical Pluralism

Hardcover|Oct 12 2006

$159.10 online$210.00list price(save 24%)
see all books by Jc Beall
Format:PaperbackDimensions:250 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.58 inPublished:April 1, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199259879

ISBN - 13:9780199259878

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Possibilities and Paradox: An Introduction to Modal and Many-Valued Logic

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

Part 1Preliminaries1. Philosophical Motives2. Set-Theoretic Tools3. Languages and Logics4. TableauxPart 2Possibilities5. Normal Modal Logics6. Variations on a ThemePart 3Paradox7. Around Truth and Falsity8. Gaps, Gluts and Liars9. Heaps, Supertruth and the ContinuumPart 4Metatheory10. Further Tools11. Logical Systems and Completeness12. Meta-Theorems for Non-Classical LogicsBibliographyIndex