This collection of newly commissioned essays by international contributors offers a representative overview of the most important developments in contemporary philosophical logic. It presents controversies in philosophical implications and applications of formal symbolic logic. It surveys major trends and offers original insights.
Dale Jacquette is Professor of Philosophy at the Pennsylvania State University. He is the author of Philosophy of Mind (1994), Meinongian Logic: The Semantics of Existence and Nonexistence (1996), Wittgenstein's Thought in Transition (1998), Symbolic Logic (2001), David Hume's Critique of Infinity (2001), and On Boole: Logic as Algebra (2001), as well as numerous articles on logic, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, and Wittgenstein. He is editor of Philosophy of Mathematics: An Anthology (Blackwell 2001) and Philosophy of Logic: An Anthology (Blackwell 2001).