2 edition of Truth Trees for Concise Introduction to Logic found in the catalog.
Truth Trees for Concise Introduction to Logic
June 1999 by Wadsworth Pub Co .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||625|
It's biggest benifit is its coverage of belief logic, deontic logic, modal logic, and so on Ziba Chan is currently reading it Feb 17, This is surely among the most concise, yet discursive, introductory book on logic. As an added bonus, your ability to parse natural language into symbolic format should be an unfair advantage in preparation for standardized tests, such as the LSAT or GRE, which have some sections on logical reasoning ability in the verbal sections. Supplements All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
The ease of the strategy means that it is possible to move much further in a single semester than usual. Gensler's Reductio proof procedure enables a seamless transition from elementary propositional logic to quantification theory and more advanced modal logics. Central concepts are carefully explained and graphically illustrated in colored boxes throughout the book. Philosophy: Logic Table of contents 1.
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Alice Ambrose. Deductive Argument Forms. Best wishes! Gensler Harry J. Restricted Conjunction Rule. In Stock Overview Introduction to Logic is clear and concise, uses interesting examples many philosophical in natureand has easy-to-use proof methods. An excellent text for the self-learner By A.
The book now has a very nice Kindle e-book version, with real page numbers, based on a second version of the manuscript that I made with simplified formatting. Its key features, retained in this Third Edition, include: simpler ways to test arguments, including an innovative proof method and the star test for syllogisms; a wide scope of materials, suiting it for introductory or intermediate courses; engaging examples, from philosophy and everyday life; useful for self-study and preparation for standardized tests, like the LSAT; a reasonable price a third the cost of some competitors ; and exercises that correspond to the free LogiCola instructional program.
The tips in the following list can help you approach a logic exam with the best chance to prove your proficiency: Start by glancing over the whole exam to get a feel for what is covered.
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Philosophy: Logic Table of contents 1. Deviant Logic Informal Fallacies. Gensler's Reductio proof procedure enables a seamless transition from elementary propositional logic to quantification theory and more advanced modal logics. After working the problems in many of the chapters of this book, I've been able to use what I learned to analyze some of the arguments in articles in philosophy journals.
Analogical Reasoning. Truth Tables for Arguments. The account of inductive reasoning in Chapter 1 is explained in greater detail to facilitate student comprehension.Introduction to Logic is clear and concise, uses interesting examples (many philosophical in nature), and has easy-to-use proof methods.
Its key features, retained in this Third Edition, include: simpler ways to test arguments, including an innovative proof method and the star test for syllogisms; a wide scope of materials, suiting it for introductory or intermediate courses; engaging examples.
Introduction to Logic is clear and concise, uses interesting examples (many philosophical in nature), and has easy-to-use proof methods. has a fuller explanation of traditional Copi proofs and of truth trees; and updates the companion LogiCola software, which now is touch friendly (for use on Windows tablets and touch monitors), installs.
Logic is more than a science, it’s a language, and if you’re going to use the language of logic, you need to know the grammar, which includes operators, identities, equivalences, and quantifiers for both sentential and quantifier logic.
And, if you’re studying the subject, exam tips can come in handy. Get this from a library! Logic: an introduction. [Greg Restall] -- "Greg Restall's Logic provides concise introductions to propositional and first-order predicate logic while showing how formal logic intersects with substantial philosophical issues such as.
Introduction to Logic (3 rd edition) is concise and clear, uses interesting examples (many philosophical in nature), and has easy-to-use proof methods. Its key features, retained in this 3 rd Edition, include.
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