Irvine, Andrew -

Personal Information
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University Affiliation: 
University of British Columbia
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Area of Research
Time Period: 
19th and 20th Century
Specific Area of Research: 
Philosophy of logic and mathematics; Bertrand Russell; Scientific realism; Paradoxes of rationality
PHD Program: 
PHD University: 
Sydney University
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Major Publications: 
David Stove, What's Wrong with Benevolence (editor), New York: Encounter Books, 2011, ISBN 978-1-59403-523-4. Philosophy of Mathematics (editor), North-Holland: Elsevier, 2009. ISBN-10: 0-444-51555-0. Socrates on Trial, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008, ISBN 978-0-8020-9783-5 (cloth); 978-0-8020-9538-1 (paper). In the Agora (edited with John Russell), Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006, ISBN 0-8020-3895-6 (cloth); 0-8020-3817-4 (paper). Mistakes of Reason (edited with Kent Peacock), Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005, ISBN 0-8020-3866-2. Argument: Critical Thinking, Logic and the Fallacies (with John Woods and Douglas Walton), Toronto: Prentice Hall, 2000, ISBN 0-13-085115-9; Second Edition, Toronto: Prentice Hall, 2004, ISBN 0-13-039938-8. David Stove, On Enlightenment (editor), New Brunswick, USA, and London, UK: Transaction Publishers (Rutgers), 2003, ISBN 0-7658-0136-1. Bertrand Russell: Critical Assessments (editor), 4 vols, London: Routledge, 1999, ISBN 0-415-13054-9. Vol. 1: Bertrand Russell -- Life, Work and Influence, ISBN 0-415-13055-7. Vol. 2: Bertrand Russell -- Logic and Mathematics, ISBN 0-415-13056-5. Vol. 3: Bertrand Russell -- Language, Knowledge and the World, ISBN 0-415-13057-3. Vol. 4: Bertrand Russell -- History of Philosophy, Ethics, Education, Religion and Politics, ISBN 0-415-13058-1. Russell and Analytic Philosophy (edited with G.A. Wedeking), Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1993, ISBN 0-8020-2875-6. Physicalism in Mathematics (editor), University of Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science, Vol. 45, Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1990, ISBN 0-7923-0513-2.
Membership in Academic Societies: 
American Philosophical Association, Association for Philosophy of Mathematics, Association for Symbolic Logic, Australasian Association for Philosophy, Canadian Philosophical Association, Informal Logic Association, International Society for the Study of Argumentation, member 1991-94 Society for Academic Freedom and Scholarship, Society for Exact Philosophy,
Courses Taught: 
Logic; Philosophy of Logic; Non-classical Logics;Philosophy of Mathematics