## Abstraction and Infinity

*Paolo Mancosu*

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- January 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780198746829
- eISBN:
- 9780191809095
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746829.001.0001
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, History of Philosophy

The book provides an original investigation of historical and systematic aspects of the notions of abstraction and infinity and their interaction. The notion of abstraction in question is that ... More

## Abstractionism: Essays in Philosophy of Mathematics

*Philip A Ebert and Marcus Rossberg (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- January 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780199645268
- eISBN:
- 9780191755330
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645268.001.0001
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The collection contains an extensive introduction and 16 original papers on the philosophical and mathematical aspects of Abstractionism—a position in the philosophy of mathematics which is a ... More

## The Adventure of Reason: Interplay Between Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematical Logic, 1900-1940

*Paolo Mancosu*

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- May 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780199546534
- eISBN:
- 9780191594939
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546534.001.0001
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Mind

The book contains innovative contributions to the history and the philosophy of logic and mathematics in the first half of the twentieth century. It is divided into five main sections: history of ... More

## Applying Mathematics: Immersion, Inference, Interpretation

*Otávio Bueno and Steven French*

- Published in print:
- 2018
- Published Online:
- June 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780198815044
- eISBN:
- 9780191852862
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198815044.001.0001
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

What has been called ‘the unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics’ sets a challenge for philosophers. Some have responded to that challenge by arguing that mathematics is essentially ... More

## Articulating Medieval Logic

*Terence Parsons*

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- June 2014
- ISBN:
- 9780199688845
- eISBN:
- 9780191768002
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688845.001.0001
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Ancient Philosophy

Medieval logic consists of theories and practices clustered around a core of rules and axioms; the logic contains widely known principles which can be derived from the core. These are used by ... More

## Attitude Problems: An Essay On Linguistic Intensionality

*Graeme Forbes*

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- October 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780199274949
- eISBN:
- 9780191699801
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274949.001.0001
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Ascriptions of mental states to oneself and others give rise to many interesting logical and semantic problems. This problem presents an original account of mental state ascriptions that are made ... More

## Bayes's Theorem

*Richard Swinburne (ed.)*

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- January 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780197263419
- eISBN:
- 9780191734175
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- British Academy
- DOI:
- 10.5871/bacad/9780197263419.001.0001
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Bayes' theorem is a tool for assessing how probable evidence makes some hypothesis. The papers in this book consider the worth and applicability of the theorem. The book sets out the philosophical ... More

## Beyond the Limits of Thought

*Graham Priest*

- Published in print:
- 2002
- Published Online:
- October 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780199254057
- eISBN:
- 9780191698194
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254057.001.0001
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book presents an expanded edition of the author's exploration of the nature and limits of thought. Embracing contradiction and challenging traditional logic, the book engages with issues across ... More

## By Parallel Reasoning: The Construction and Evaluation of Analogical Arguments

*Paul Bartha*

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- May 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780195325539
- eISBN:
- 9780199776313
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325539.001.0001
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book proposes a theory of analogical arguments, with special focus on analogies in mathematics and science. The core principle of the theory is that a good analogical argument must articulate a ... More

## Cartesian Method and the Problem of Reduction

*Emily R. Grosholz*

- Published in print:
- 1991
- Published Online:
- October 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780198242505
- eISBN:
- 9780191680502
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242505.001.0001
- Subject:
- Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Cartesian method, construed as a way of organizing domains of knowledge according to the ‘order of reason’, was a powerful reductive tool. Descartes produced important ... More