Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 February 2003

250 Pages


ISBN: 9780199259878

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division


Possibilities and Paradox

An Introduction to Modal and Many-Valued Logic

JC Beall and Bas C. van Fraassen

  • Clearly targeted at students with no previous exposure to the subject matter and has an accessible and user-friendly approach
  • Covers not only the basic formal machinery involved in modal and many-valued logic, but also enlivens the discussion of different systems of logic by considering their philosophical motivations and implications
  • Innovative learning aids throughout, including exercises, examples and guides to further reading
  • Bas van Fraassen is a world-renowned philosopher of logic and JC Beall is a well-known and highly respected academic

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