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Epistemology, Knowledge and the Impact of Interaction

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  • Explains the epistemic role of abduction and argumentation in the study of alternative logic

  • Offers new ideas on how to combine Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science

  • Presents new insights on Constructive Type Theory

Part of the book series: Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science (LEUS, volume 38)

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Table of contents (25 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix
  2. The Dynamics of Knowledge I: Proof-Theoretical Approaches and the Interactive Viewpoint

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Perennial Intuitionism

      • Johan G. Granström
      Pages 3-45
    3. Atomic Systems in Proof-Theoretic Semantics: Two Approaches

      • Thomas Piecha, Peter Schroeder-Heister
      Pages 47-62
    4. Dependent Types for Pragmatics

      • Darryl McAdams, Jonathan Sterling
      Pages 123-139
    5. On the Computational Meaning of Axioms

      • Alberto Naibo, Mattia Petrolo, Thomas Seiller
      Pages 141-184
  3. The Dynamics of Knowledge II: Epistemology, Games, and Dynamic Epistemic Logic

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 185-185
    2. A Dynamic Analysis of Interactive Rationality

      • Eric Pacuit, Olivier Roy
      Pages 187-206
    3. Knowledge Based on Reliable Evidence

      • Chenwei Shi
      Pages 237-249
    4. Knowing Necessary Truths

      • Manuel Rebuschi
      Pages 269-282
    5. Modified Tableaux for Some Kinds of Multimodal Logics

      • Emilio Gómez-Caminero, Ángel Nepomuceno
      Pages 283-294
  4. Argumentation, Conversation and Meaning in Context

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 295-295
    2. Irony as a Visual Argument

      • Silvia Martínez Fabregat
      Pages 297-307
    3. Semantics of Assertibility and Deniability

      • Vít Punčochář
      Pages 343-362

About this book

With this volume of the series Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science edited by S. Rahman et al. a challenging dialogue is being continued. The series’ first volume argued that one way to recover the connections between logic, philosophy of sciences, and sciences is to acknowledge the host of alternative logics which are currently being developed. The present volume focuses on four key themes. First of all, several chapters unpack the connection between knowledge and epistemology with particular focus on the notion of knowledge as resulting from interaction. Secondly, new epistemological perspectives on linguistics, the foundations of mathematics and logic, physics, biology and law are a subject of analysis. Thirdly, several chapters are dedicated to a discussion of Constructive Type Theory and more generally of the proof-theoretical notion of meaning. Finally, the book brings together studies on the epistemic role of abduction and argumentation theory, both linked to non-monotonic approaches to the dynamics of knowledge.


Keywords

  • argumentative strategies
  • interactive rationality
  • knowledge and game theoretical foundations
  • knowledge in diagnosing contexts
  • probability and explanatory reasoning
  • semantics of natural kind terms and artifactual terms

Editors and Affiliations

  • Instituto de Filosofia, University of Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile

    Juan Redmond

  • University of Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal

    Olga Pombo Martins

  • Department of Logic and Philosophy, University of Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain

    Ángel Nepomuceno Fernández

About the editors

Juan Redmond is full professor at the University of Valparaíso, Institute oh Philosophy and research fellow at the Conicyt (Chile). He is graduated in Philosophy by the University of Cuyo (Argentina), Master in Literature by the Faculty of Etudes Romanes by the University of Lille 3 (France), with a dissertation untitled Fictions in the work of Jorge Luis Borges: for an artefactual approach and PhD in 2010 in Philosophy, University of Lille 3 (France), with a dissertation on Dialogical logic of fictions. Olga Maria Pombo Martins is graduated in Philosophy by the Faculty of Letters of the University of Lisbon, Master in Modern Philosophy by the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences by the New University of Lisbon, with a dissertation untitled Leibniz and the Problem of a Universal Language, PhD in 1998 in History and Philosophy of Education, University of Lisbon, with a dissertation on Unity of Sciences and disciplinar configuration of Knowledges. At 2009 she presented her Aggregation in History and Philosophy of Science at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL). She coordinated the scientific projects Encyclopedia and Hypertex (FCT- Sapiens, 1999-2002), Scientific Culture. Conceptual Migrations and Social Contaminations (FCT - Sapiens, 2002-2005) and Image in Science and Art (FCT - PTDC, 2006-2011). Since 2003, she is the coordinator of the research Centre for philosophy of Science of the University of Lisbon (CFCUL). She was the president of the FCUL Department Autonomous unit for History and Philosophy of Sciences from 2007 up until 2012. Angel Nepomuceno is Professor at the University of Sevilla, Departement of Logic and Philosophy of Science. His global research line is the interdisciplinary field Logic, Language and Information, specifically Logic (classical and non-classical), Argumentation Theory, Epistemology and theory of scientific knowledge.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Epistemology, Knowledge and the Impact of Interaction

  • Editors: Juan Redmond, Olga Pombo Martins, Ángel Nepomuceno Fernández

  • Series Title: Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-26506-3

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Religion and Philosophy, Philosophy and Religion (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-26504-9

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-319-79964-3

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-26506-3

  • Series ISSN: 2214-9775

  • Series E-ISSN: 2214-9783

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XIX, 554

  • Number of Illustrations: 33 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Philosophy of Language, Epistemology, Logic

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  • ISBN: 978-3-319-26506-3
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  • Readable on all devices
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Softcover Book
USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
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USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)