Extensively classroom-tested, this text provides an accessible and carefully structured introduction to modal and many-valued logic. The authors cover the basic formal frameworks, as well as considering a variety of philosophical issues surrounding 'possibilities and paradox'. In order to aid understanding, each chapter provides the following features: exercises to give students hands-on experience, examples to demonstrate the application of concepts and a list of further readings.
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Author Biography - J.C. Beall
JC Beall is an Assistant Professor in Philosophy at the University of Connecticut. Forthcoming publications include 'Logical Pluralism' (with Greg Restall) and 'Deflationism and Paradox' (edited with Bradley Armour-Garb). Bas C. van Fraassen is the McCosh Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University. Past publications include 'The Empirical Stance' (2002), 'Topics in the Foundation of Statistics' (1997) and 'Quantum Mechanics: An Empiricist View' (1991).