Essays on Logic as the Art of Reasoning Well

This series of books presents fresh research into the fundamentals of reasoning well, in a manner accessible to both scholars and students.

Richard L. Epstein

The topic of this volume is the evaluation of reasoning about cause and effect, reasoning using conditionals, and reasoning that involves explanations.

Richard L. Epstein

The topic of this volume is the nature and evaluation of reasoning in science and mathematics. Science and mathematics can both be understood as proceeding by a method of abstraction from experience. Mathematics is distinguished from other sciences only in its greater abstraction and its demand for necessity in its inferences.

Richard L. Epstein

The question addressed in this volume is how we can justify our beliefs through reasoning.

Richard L. Epstein

The topic of this volume is prescriptive reasoning: why to view prescriptions as true or false and how to reason with them; in what way a theory can be prescriptive; and how descriptions of rationality are prescriptive.

Richard L. Epstein

This volume examines the metaphysical assumptions that are needed in order to develop formal systems.

 

Copyright © Advanced Reasoning Forum 2017. All Rights Reserved.