Brand: Ashgate Pub Ltd

Sociative Logics and Their Applications: Essays by the Late Richard Sylvan (Western Philosophy Series, 1058)

  • Publish Date: 2000-11-13
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Richard Sylvan

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Richard Sylvan died in 1996, he had made contributions to many areas of philosophy, such as, relevant and paraconsistent logic, Meinongianism and metaphysics and environmental ethics. One of his trademarks was the taking up of unpopular views and defending them. To Richard Sylvan ideas were important, wether they were his or not. This is a book of ideas, based on a collection of work found after his death, a chance for readers to see his vision of his projects. This collected works represents material drafted between 1982 and 1996, and the theme is that a small band of logics, namely pararelevant logics, offer solutions to many problems, puzzles and paradoxes in the philosophy of science.

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