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While many books have been written about Bertrand Russell's philosophy and some on his logic, I. Grattan-Guinness has written the first comprehensive history of the mathematical background, content, and impact...

The primary purpose of this undergraduate text is to teach students to do mathematical proofs. It enables readers to recognize the elements that constitute an acceptable proof, and it develops their ability...

Combining stories of great philosophers, quotations, and riddles with the fundamentals of mathematical logic, this new textbook for first courses in mathematical logic was written by the subject's creative master....

Kenneth Arrow's pathbreaking impossibility theorem” was a watershed in the history of welfare economics, voting theory, and collective choice, demonstrating that there is no voting rule that satisfies the...

Hailed by the *Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society* as "easy to use and a pleasure to read," this research monograph is recommended for students and professionals interested in model theory and definability...

The Asian Logic Conference is the most significant logic meeting outside of North America and Europe, and this volume represents work presented at, and arising from the 12th meeting. It collects a number of...

*Paradoxes of the Infinite* presents one of the most insightful, yet strangely unacknowledged, mathematical treatises of the 19^{th} century: Dr Bernard Bolzano's *Paradoxien*. This volume contains an adept translation...

This book provides a fun, hands-on approach to learning how mathematics and computing relate to the world around us and help us to better understand it. How can reposting on Twitter kill a movie’s opening...

A practical introduction to critical thinking across various disciplines

Knowing how to think critically about what to believe and what to do is essential for success in both academic and professional environments....

Greek, Indian and Arabic Logic marks the initial appearance of the multi-volume Handbook of the History of Logic. Additional volumes will be published when ready, rather than in strict chronological order. Soon...

With the publication of the present volume, the Handbook of the History of Logic turns its attention to the rise of modern logic. The period covered is 1685-1900, with this volume carving out the territory from...

Since Descartes famously proclaimed, "I think, therefore I am," science has often overlooked emotions as the source of a person’s true being. Even modern neuroscience has tended, until recently, to concentrate...

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This book is a primer on critical thinking. Without it, the Internet is only a misinformation highway. The dark arts of untruthfulness are ubiquitous in 'official' information. The general techniques...

Burt C. Hopkins presents the first in-depth study of the work of Edmund Husserl and Jacob Klein on the philosophical foundations of the logic of modern symbolic mathematics. Accounts of the philosophical origins...

"A fine mathematical biography."-John Allen Paulos, *New York Times Book Review*Just when we thought we knew everything about Lewis Carroll, here comes this "insightful . . . scholarly . . . serious" (John Butcher,...

** Calling all puzzlers... **

From mathematics to word puzzles, from logic to lateral thinking, veteran puzzle maker Derrick Niederman delights in tackling the trickiest brainteasers in a new way. Among the old chestnuts...

In *Classical Mathematical Logic*, Richard L. Epstein relates the systems of mathematical logic to their original motivations to formalize reasoning in mathematics. The book also shows how mathematical logic can...

**A valuable guide on creativity and critical thinking to improve reasoning and decision-making skills**

**C**ritical thinking skills are essential in virtually any field of study or practice where individuals need to...

The book extends the development of probability logic_a logic using probability, not verity (true, false) as the basic semantic notion. The basic connectives 'not,' 'and,' and 'or' are described in depth to...