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Possibilities and Paradox: An Introduction to Modal and Many-Valued Logic

 
 
 
 
Possibilities and Paradox: An Introduction to Modal and Many-Valued Logic
Author: J. C. Beall - Bas C. van Fraassen
ISBN 13: 9780199259878
ISBN 10: 199259879
Edition: 1
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2003-04-24
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $49.95
 
 

Extensively classroom-tested, Possibilities and Paradox provides an accessible and carefully structured introduction to modal and many-valued logic. The authors cover the basic formal frameworks, enlivening the discussion of these different systems of logic by considering their philosophical motivations and implications. Easily accessible to students with no background in the subject, the text features innovative learning aids in each chapter, including exercises that provide hands-on experience, examples that demonstrate the application of concepts, and guides to further reading.