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Second edition
By Graham Priest
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print Publication Year:2008
Online Publication Date:June 2012
Online ISBN:9780511801174
Hardback ISBN:9780521854337
Paperback ISBN:9780521670265
Book DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511801174
Subjects: Philosophy of science
This revised and considerably expanded 2nd edition brings together a wide range of topics, including modal, tense, conditional, intuitionist, many-valued, paraconsistent, relevant, and fuzzy logics. Part 1, on propositional logic, is the old Introduction, but contains much new material. Part 2 is entirely new, and covers quantification and identity for all the logics in Part 1. The material is unified by the underlying theme of world semantics. All of the topics are explained clearly using devices such as tableau proofs, and their relation to current philosophical issues and debates are discussed. Students with a basic understanding of classical logic will find this book an invaluable introduction to an area that has become of central importance in both logic and philosophy. It will also interest people working in mathematics and computer science who wish to know about the area.
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pp. i-vi
pp. vii-xvi
Preface to the First Edition: Read PDF
pp. xvii-xx
Preface to the Second Edition: Read PDF
pp. xxi-xxvi
Mathematical Prolegomenon: Read PDF
pp. xxvii-xxxii
Part I - Propositional Logic: Read PDF
pp. 1-2
1 - Classical Logic and the Material Conditional: Read PDF
pp. 3-19
2 - Basic Modal Logic: Read PDF
pp. 20-35
3 - Normal Modal Logics: Read PDF
pp. 36-63
4 - Non-normal Modal Logics; Strict Conditionals: Read PDF
pp. 64-81
5 - Conditional Logics: Read PDF
pp. 82-102
6 - Intuitionist Logic: Read PDF
pp. 103-119
7 - Many-valued Logics: Read PDF
pp. 120-141
8 - First Degree Entailment: Read PDF
pp. 142-162
9 - Logics with Gaps, Gluts and Worlds: Read PDF
pp. 163-187
10 - Relevant Logics: Read PDF
pp. 188-220
pp. 221-240
11a - Appendix: Many-valued Modal Logics: Read PDF
pp. 241-258
Postscript: An Historical Perspective on Conditionals: Read PDF
pp. 259-260
Part II - Quantification and Identity: Read PDF
pp. 261-262
12 - Classical First-order Logic: Read PDF
pp. 263-289
pp. 290-307
14 - Constant Domain Modal Logics: Read PDF
pp. 308-328
15 - Variable Domain Modal Logics: Read PDF
pp. 329-348
16 - Necessary Identity in Modal Logic: Read PDF
pp. 349-366
17 - Contingent Identity in Modal Logic: Read PDF
pp. 367-383
18 - Non-normal Modal Logics: Read PDF
pp. 384-398
19 - Conditional Logics: Read PDF
pp. 399-420
20 - Intuitionist Logic: Read PDF
pp. 421-455
21 - Many-valued Logics: Read PDF
pp. 456-475
22 - First Degree Entailment: Read PDF
pp. 476-503
23 - Logics with Gaps, Gluts and Worlds: Read PDF
pp. 504-534
24 - Relevant Logics: Read PDF
pp. 535-563
pp. 564-583
Postscript: A Methodological Coda: Read PDF
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