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LINGUIST List 19.2487

Tue Aug 12 2008

Books: Philosophy of Language: Rahman, Street, Tahiri (Eds)

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        1.    Jasper de Vaal, The Unity of Science in the Arabic Tradition: Rahman, Street, Tahiri (Eds)


Message 1: The Unity of Science in the Arabic Tradition: Rahman, Street, Tahiri (Eds)
Date: 12-Aug-2008
From: Jasper de Vaal <jasper.devaalspringer.com>
Subject: The Unity of Science in the Arabic Tradition: Rahman, Street, Tahiri (Eds)
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Title: The Unity of Science in the Arabic Tradition
Subtitle: Science, Logic, Epistemology and their Interactions
Series Title: Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science
Published: 2008
Publisher: Springer
                http://www.springer.com

Book URL: http://www.springer.com/978-1-4020-8404-1

Editor: Shahid Rahman
Editor: Tony Street
Editor: Hassan Tahiri
Hardback: ISBN: 9781402084041 Pages: 490 Price: U.S. $ 249.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9781402084041 Pages: 490 Price: U.K. £ 124.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9781402084041 Pages: 490 Price: Europe EURO 164.95
Abstract:

> The first to reflect the multi-dimensional nature of the interplay beween
logic, science, philosophy and language in the Arabic tradition
> Contains contributions from the world's leading scholars and historians
of science and philosophy
> Covers a wide range of topics including philosophy of mathematics,
epistemology, the emergence of algebra, scientific controversies on the
foundation of astronomy, rhetoric, tropos, modal logic and epistemic logic

This book is the first to reflect the multi-dimensional nature of the
interplay between logic, science, philosophy and language in the Arabic
tradition. It presents contributions from the world's leading scholars and
historians under the headings 'Epistemology and Philosophy of Science' and
'Logic, Philosophy and Grammar'.

The contents exemplify the liveliness of modern perspectives on the Arabic
tradition. It describes new paths for research and understanding not
normally raised in the approaches to this subject. It challenges the rigid
distinction between Western and Eastern thought and opens the field for a
new view on the development of modern science.

Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)

Written In: English (eng )

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http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=36959


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