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An introduction to logic.

David Mitchell

An introduction to logic.

by David Mitchell

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1962.

SeriesHutchinson university library
The Physical Object
Pagination192
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20978951M
ISBN 100090646347

“Richard Arthur’s book offers a fresh new perspective on the pedagogy of introductory logic instruction and its underlying philosophy. Its approach makes informal logic and critical thinking mesh smoothly and intuitively with formal logic, thus clarifying the relevance of formal logic to . An introduction to logic by Jacques Maritain, , Sheed & Ward edition, in EnglishPages:

This logic course will both challenge and inspire high school students to be able to defend their faith against atheists and skeptics alike. A full-year course that will increase a student’s ability to refute the untruths that evolutionists claim as fact. Includes both a student text and a teacher’s guide with all necessary quizzes and tests. Teaches methods that are reliable and effective 95%(27). Get this from a library! An introduction to logic. [H W B Joseph] ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: diagram ; 23 cm.

Introduction to Logic offers one of the most clear, interesting and accessible introductions to what has long been considered one of the most challenging subjects in philosophy. Harry Gensler engages students with the basics of logic through practical examples and important arguments both in the history of philosophy and from contemporary. At times abstract, but on the whole easy to understand. Having case examples help immensely. The best part of the book is part five "Areas of Argumentation": legal, moral, scientific, religious, and /5.


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Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking - Open Textbook Library. This is an introductory textbook in logic and critical thinking. The goal of thetextbook is to provide the reader with a set of tools and skills that will enablethem to identify and evaluate arguments.4/5(8).

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Joseph. Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This : Logic is the study of the principles of correct reasoning. That is its definition. To be logical is to think rightly, and to draw reasonable conclusions from the available information.

Why does logic matter, and who decides what is the “right” way to think. If two people disagree on whether something is reasonable, who is correct. What is the standard by which we judge a particular line of 98%(13).

The study in this book was undertaken with the view to clearly introducing students to the basic rudiments and principles of how and why philosophers construct argument and the degree of reasoning. You are reading this book. This is a logic book.:_: You are a logic student.

This is not a terrible argument. Most people who read this book are logic students. Yet, it is possible for someone besides a logic student to read this book.

If your roommate picked up the book and thumbed through it, they would not immediately become a logic student.The book is a fairly standard treatment of first-order logic (sentential and predicate calculus). It covers all the usual bases. A number of more peripheral topics (e.g., metatheory) are touched on but not discussed in depth, but those topics are rarely covered in introductory courses on elementary symbolic logic/5(8).I took an Intro to Logic class at school, we used 'The Logic Book' (6th ed.) by Bergmann, Moor, and Nelson.

Most of the learning was done out of the textbook; lectures were mainly geared towards asking questions and working through the tougher practice problems.

If I recall correctly, the text was fairly pricey but incredibly helpful.