Possibilities and Paradox

"The book opens up topics to debate, suitable for an intermediate course in logic.

Possibilities and Paradox

Possibilities and Paradox

"The book opens up topics to debate, suitable for an intermediate course in logic. Each chapter contains innovative features that guide us through the subject: exercises to give students hands-on experience, examples to demonstrate the application of concepts, and lists of further reading."--Jacket.

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Possibilities and Paradox
Language: en
Pages: 233
Authors: J. C. Beall, Bas C. Van Fraassen
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

"The book opens up topics to debate, suitable for an intermediate course in logic. Each chapter contains innovative features that guide us through the subject: exercises to give students hands-on experience, examples to demonstrate the application of concepts, and lists of further reading."--Jacket.
The Invention of Modern Science
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: Isabelle Stengers
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

"The Invention of Modern Science proposes a fruitful way of going beyond the apparently irreconcilable positions, that science is either "objective" or "socially constructed." Instead, suggests Isabelle Stengers, one of the most important and influential philosophers of science in Europe, we might understand the tension between scientific objectivity and belief
The Art of Growing Older
Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: Wayne C. Booth
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-12-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Culled chiefly from great literary works, this unusual compendium of prose and poetry excerpts highlights the physical and emotional aspects of aging. Although Booth ( The Rhetoric of Fiction ), age 71, includes such cheery banal verse as "I Haven't Lost My Marbles Yet" (Minnie Hodapp), he has tailored this
Animals and the Human Imagination
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Aaron S. Gross, Anne Vallely
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-24 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Human beings have long imagined their subjectivity, ethics, and ancestry with and through animals, yet not until the mid-twentieth century did contemporary thought reflect critically on animals' significance in human self-conception. Thinkers such as French philosopher Jacques Derrida, South African novelist J. M. Coetzee, and American theorist Donna Haraway have
Doing Life a Pragmatist Manifesto
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Lee Thayer
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-29 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

This is a book about how and why people do life as they do. It is as well a book about how people could or should think about doing life for the benefit of their own well-being and that of the people they associate with. It is a book about

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