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Title: Philosophy and Logic In Search of the Polish Tradition
Subtitle: Essays in Honour of Jan Wolenski on the Occasion of his 60th Birthday
Written By: Jaakko Hintikka
Tadeusz Czarnecki
Katarzyna Kijania-Placek
Tomasz Placek
Artur Rojszczak†
Series Title: Synthese Library, Vol. 323

This volume contains papers on truth, logic, semantics, and history of
logic and philosophy. These papers are dedicated to Jan Wolenski to honour
his 60th birthday.

Jan Wolenski is professor of philosophy at the Department of Philosophy of
the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland. He is likely to be the most
well-known Polish philosopher of this time, best known for his work on the
history of the philosophy and logic of the Lvov-Warsaw School. Furthermore,
he's published numerous books and articles dealing with various issues of
epistemology and philosophy of language.

This collection is mainly addressed to researchers and graduate students in
philosophy, logic, and history and philosophy of science.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Springer
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Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1402017219
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 304
Prices: U.S. $ 140.00
U.K. £ 88.00
Europe EURO 127.00