- OK — In Logic 101, what would *you* say about names and quantifiers in English vs FOL? https://t.co/Q7MgNPOpse, Feb 24
- RT @LewyLib: #OnThisDay in 1903, Frank Plumpton Ramsey, the Cambridge philosopher, mathematician and economist and close friend… https://t.co/k8LkiqjzCv, Feb 22
- Just a reminder, LaTeX (not just) For Logicians has its own direct url: https://t.co/OCO2zdDxpy Spread the word! #LaTeX #Tex, Feb 21
- The Pavel Haas Quartet and friends obviously not enjoying themselves at all https://t.co/k4zl4Cz10l, Feb 20
- RT @Scruton_Quotes: "When I think of Schubert's death, and lament that he did not live to the age of Mozart, I think of the love that h… https://t.co/C9i5vBgDXY, Feb 20
Monthly Archives: April 2008
A recorded ‘studio’ performance of much of Third.
When I lived in Sheffield, there was a record shop which had a wonderful stock of second-hand classical CDs (frequently topped up by a couple of people living in the area who reviewed for music magazines and sold off heaps … Continue reading
OK, I’ve at last really started what I’ve been promising to do ever since my Gödel book finally went to press, namely get sets of exercises up onto the book’s website. There’s now a slightly improved set of exercises for … Continue reading
Where have we got to, then, a bit over half way through Murray and Rea’s An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion? Religious belief has been tied (I’d say pretty misguidedly) to “perfect being” theology. Murray and Rea have a … Continue reading
I’ve just picked up a copy of the second edition of Graham Priest’s An Introduction to Non-Classical Logic from the CUP bookshop. More than twice the length of the first edition which just covered propositional logics, this covers their extensions … Continue reading
One nice feature of Thomas Forster’s quirky but fun Logic, Induction and Sets is that it brings out how the theory of ordinals can be developed before doing any serious set theory, and why doing things that way round is … Continue reading
Chapter 5 of the Murray/Rea Introduction is called “Theistic arguments”. They start off — perhaps rather too predictably — by considering at length the tricksy argument which philosophy of religion courses seem to get obsessed with, but which (at least … Continue reading
I’d not really come across Keith Devlin’s book The Joy of Sets before. But I was looking for something to recommend the first few chapters of — as a taster, so to speak, giving a sense of the structure of … Continue reading
No. I’m not giving up my day job. A new logic book project is under way and taking nearly all my attention. When I’m more confident that it is “taking off” and going places, I’ll say more about it here: … Continue reading
Luca Incurvati has just drawn my attention to this metaphysical speculation on the incarnation. Of course, the question whether you should be a counterpart theorist takes us into a whole different ballgame!