SUNY series in Logic and Language

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Acts of Arguing

Approaches recent innovations in argumentation theory from a primarily rhetorical perspective.

One-Sided Arguments

A practical manual for evaluating bias that will be useful to anyone who has to deal with arguments, whether in academic reading or writing, or in everyday conversation.

Appeal to Pity

A useful contribution to theories of argumentation and public address criticism, this book uses a pragmatic approach to understanding conversation as a way of elucidating the use of appeals to pity and sympathy.

Reconceiving Experience

Presents a new framework for understanding language, thought, and experience, and for carrying out research.

Commitment in Dialogue

Develops a logical analysis of dialogue in which two or more parties attempt to advance their own interests. It includes a classification of the major types of dialogues and a discussion of several important informal fallacies.

Rationalized Epistemology

This book examines skeptical problems originally raised by Descartes and Hume and currently discussed in philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, metaphysics, and epistemology. It answers the basic ...

On the Logic of Ordinary Conditionals

On the Logic of Ordinary Conditionals offers a formal treatment of the logic of a type of conditional found in natural speech which differs substantially from the material conditional of propositional ...

Wittgenstein's Later Philosophy

"Philosophy," wrote Wittgenstein, "simply puts everything before us, and neither explains nor deduces anything. "

Hanfling takes seriously Wittgenstein's declaration of what he was doing, emphasizing Wittgenstein's ...

Convention, Translation, and Understanding

This book surveys several theoretical controversies in anthropology that revolve around reconciling the objective description of culture with the influence of inquirer interests and conceptions. It relates ...

The Argument of the Tractatus

The Argument of the "Tractatus" presents a single unified interpretation of the Tractatus based on Wittgenstein's own view that the philosophy of logic is the real foundation of his philosophical system. ...