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LINGUIST List 20.981

Thu Mar 19 2009

Books: Philosophy of Lang/Semantics: Majer, Pietarinen, Tulenheimo (Eds)

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        1.    Jasper de Vaal, Games: Unifying Logic, Language, and Philosophy: Majer, Pietarinen, Tulenheimo (Eds)

Message 1: Games: Unifying Logic, Language, and Philosophy: Majer, Pietarinen, Tulenheimo (Eds)
Date: 19-Mar-2009
From: Jasper de Vaal <jasper.devaalspringer.com>
Subject: Games: Unifying Logic, Language, and Philosophy: Majer, Pietarinen, Tulenheimo (Eds)
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Title: Games: Unifying Logic, Language, and Philosophy
Series Title: Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science
Published: 2009
Publisher: Springer
                http://www.springer.com

Book URL: http://www.springer.com/978-1-4020-9373-9

Editor: Ondrej Majer
Editor: Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen
Editor: Tero Tulenheimo
Electronic: ISBN: 9781402093739 Pages: 380 Price: U.K. £ 150.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9781402093739 Pages: 380 Price: U.S. $ 249.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9781402093739 Pages: 380 Price: Europe EURO 164.95
Abstract:

The first book to collect multidisciplinary research on game-theoretic
methods in logic, language and philosophy.
Brings forward philosophical aspects of games in relation to logic and
language, unlike previous literature.
Aims at a unifying methodological perspective to logics.
Seeks a balanced perspective on philosophical, semantic, epistemological,
dialogical, computational and mathematical approaches to game-theoretical
methods in logic.

This volume presents mathematical game theory as an interface between logic
and philosophy. It provides a discussion of various aspects of this
interaction, covering new technical results and examining the philosophical
insights that these have yielded.

Organized in four sections it offers a balanced mix of papers dedicated to
the major trends in the field: the dialogical approach to logic,
Hintikka-style game-theoretic semantics, game-theoretic models of various
domains (including computation and natural language) and logical analyses
of game-theoretic situations.

This volume will be of interest to any philosopher concerned with logic and
language. It is also relevant to the work of argumentation theorists,
linguists, economists, computer scientists and all those concerned with the
foundational aspects of these disciplines.

Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language
                            Semantics

Written In: English (eng )

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