Saturday, November 15, 2003

Interesting books ...

... recently received or acquired:

Andrew Palmer, Proof and the Preparation of Trials (Sydney: Thomson Lawbook, 2003)

Joseph Halpern, Reasoning about Uncertainty (MIT, 2003)

Paul Kirschner, Simon Shum & Chad Carr, eds., Visualizing Argumentation: Software Tools for Collaborative and Educational Sense-Making (Springer, 2003)

Henry E. Kyburg, Jr. & Choh Man Teng, Uncertain Inference (Cambridge U. Press, 2001)

Alva Noƫ & Evan Thompson, eds., Vision and Mind: Selected Readings in the Philosophy of Perception (MIT, 2002)

Lorenzo Magnani, Abduction, Reason, and Science: Processes of Discovery and Explanation (2001)

Dov M. Gabbay, C. J. Hogger & J. A. Robinson, eds., Epistemic and Temporal Reasoning (Clarendon-Oxford, 1995) (Vol. 4 of HANDBOOK OF LOGIC IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND LOGIC PROGRAMMING)

Douglas Walton, Legal Argumentation and Evidence (Pennsylvania State University, 2002)

Two Interesting Books Generally Ignored, Unjustifiably, by Legal Scholars in Evidence:

J.S. Covington, Jr., The Structure of Legal Argument and Proof (John Marshall Pub. Co., 1993) (perhaps a victim of insufficient marketing)

Peter Oehrstroem & Per F. V. Hasle, Temporal Logic: From Ancient Ideas to Artificial Intelligence (Kluwer, 1995)

Another Interesting Book:

Anne Applebaum, Gulag: A History (Doubleday, 2003)