# Logic as the Art of Reasoning Well

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

The topic of this volume is the evaluation of reasoning about cause and effect, reasoning using conditionals, and reasoning that involves explanations. |
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. |
The question addressed in this volume is how we can justify our beliefs through reasoning. |

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