## A Concise Introduction to Logic

**Author :**Craig DeLancey**Publisher :**Open SUNY Textbooks**Release Date :**2017-02-06**Genre:**Uncategoriezed**Pages :**null**ISBN 10 :**1942341431

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**Author :**Craig DeLancey**Publisher :**Open SUNY Textbooks**Release Date :**2017-02-06**Genre:**Uncategoriezed**Pages :**null**ISBN 10 :**1942341431

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**Author :**Willem Conradie**Publisher :**John Wiley & Sons**Release Date :**2015-05-08**Genre:**Mathematics**Pages :**200**ISBN 10 :**9781119000105

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Solutions manual to accompany Logic and Discrete Mathematics: A Concise Introduction This book features a unique combination of comprehensive coverage of logic with a solid exposition of the most important fields of discrete mathematics, presenting material that has been tested and refined by the authors in university courses taught over more than a decade. Written in a clear and reader-friendly style, each section ends with an extensive set of exercises, most of them provided with complete solutions which are available in this accompanying solutions manual.

**Author :**Wolfgang Rautenberg**Publisher :**Springer**Release Date :**2010-07-01**Genre:**Mathematics**Pages :**320**ISBN 10 :**9781441912213

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Mathematical logic developed into a broad discipline with many applications in mathematics, informatics, linguistics and philosophy. This text introduces the fundamentals of this field, and this new edition has been thoroughly expanded and revised.

**Author :**Patrick Hurley**Publisher :**Cengage Learning**Release Date :**2008-12-23**Genre:**Philosophy**Pages :**720**ISBN 10 :**049580018X

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Tens of thousands of students have learned to be more discerning at constructing and evaluating arguments with the help of Patrick J. Hurley. Hurley’s lucid, friendly, yet thorough presentation has made A CONCISE INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC the most widely used logic text in North America. In addition, the book’s accompanying technological resources, such as CengageNOW and Learning Logic, include interactive exercises as well as video and audio clips to reinforce what you read in the book and hear in class. In short, you’ll have all the assistance you need to become a more logical thinker and communicator. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

**Author :**Iqbal H. Jebril**Publisher :**CRC Press**Release Date :**2021-10-14**Genre:**Technology & Engineering**Pages :**170**ISBN 10 :**9780429663260

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This book deals with two important branches of mathematics, namely, logic and set theory. Logic and set theory are closely related and play very crucial roles in the foundation of mathematics, and together produce several results in all of mathematics. The topics of logic and set theory are required in many areas of physical sciences, engineering, and technology. The book offers solved examples and exercises, and provides reasonable details to each topic discussed, for easy understanding. The book is designed for readers from various disciplines where mathematical logic and set theory play a crucial role. The book will be of interested to students and instructors in engineering, mathematics, computer science, and technology.

**Author :**Wolfgang Rautenberg**Publisher :**Springer Science & Business Media**Release Date :**2006-09-28**Genre:**Mathematics**Pages :**256**ISBN 10 :**9780387342412

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While there are already several well known textbooks on mathematical logic this book is unique in treating the material in a concise and streamlined fashion. This allows many important topics to be covered in a one semester course. Although the book is intended for use as a graduate text the first three chapters can be understood by undergraduates interested in mathematical logic. The remaining chapters contain material on logic programming for computer scientists, model theory, recursion theory, Godel’s Incompleteness Theorems, and applications of mathematical logic. Philosophical and foundational problems of mathematics are discussed throughout the text.

**Author :**Ian Hacking**Publisher :**New York : Random House**Release Date :**1972**Genre:**Logic**Pages :**337**ISBN 10 :**UOM:39015002856014

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**Author :**Patrick J. Hurley**Publisher :**Cengage Learning**Release Date :**2016-12-05**Genre:**Education**Pages :**736**ISBN 10 :**1305958098

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Unsurpassed for its clarity and comprehensiveness, A CONCISE INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC is the #1 introductory logic textbook on the market. In this 13th Edition, Patrick Hurley and new co-author Lori Watson continue to build upon the tradition of a lucid, focused, and accessible presentation of the basic subject matter of both informal and formal logic. How Logical Are You? features connect a section's content to real-life scenarios pertinent to students' lives, using everyday examples to translate new notions and terms into concepts to which readers unfamiliar with the subject matter can relate. Living Logic, a new digital activity, allows students to apply the skills they learn to a real-world problem. The text's extensive, carefully sequenced exercises guide students toward greater proficiency with the skills they are learning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

**Author :**Patrick J. Hurley**Publisher :**Wadsworth Publishing Company**Release Date :**2008**Genre:**Philosophy**Pages :**682**ISBN 10 :**0495503835

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**Author :**Peter Smith**Publisher :**Cambridge University Press**Release Date :**2003-11-06**Genre:**Mathematics**Pages :**357**ISBN 10 :**0521008042

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**Author :**Tracy Bowell**Publisher :**Psychology Press**Release Date :**2002**Genre:**Philosophy**Pages :**275**ISBN 10 :**0415240174

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A much-needed guide to thinking critically for oneself and how to tell a good argument from a bad one. Includes topical examples from politics, sport, medicine, music, chapter summaries, glossary and exercises.

**Author :**Anthony Weston**Publisher :**Unknown**Release Date :**2010**Genre:**Creative ability**Pages :**92**ISBN 10 :**0195432517

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This first Canadian edition is a concise introduction to the art of expanding possibility through creativity. Covering such practical methods as multiplying options, brainstorming, lateral thinking, and reframing problems, the text offers provocative and effective techniques for constructiveand expansive kinds of thinking, demonstrating how reason and creativity can work together. Specifically designed to supplement more traditional critical thinking texts, this book shows readers how to use creativity to construct innovative, 'outside of the box' arguments and solutions to problems.Written in a clear, engaging style and incorporating a wealth of Canadian sources and examples, Creativity for Critical Thinkers, first Canadian edition, is the ideal supplemental text for any critical thinking course.

**Author :**John Heil**Publisher :**Hackett Publishing**Release Date :**2021-10-06**Genre:**Philosophy**Pages :**303**ISBN 10 :**9781647920104

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"In his introduction to this most welcome republication (and second edition) of his logic text, Heil clarifies his aim in writing and revising this book: 'I believe that anyone unfamiliar with the subject who set out to learn formal logic could do so relying solely on [this] book. That, in any case, is what I set out to create in writing An Introduction to First-Order Logic.' Heil has certainly accomplished this with perhaps the most explanatorily thorough and pedagogically rich text I’ve personally come across. "Heil's text stands out as being remarkably careful in its presentation and illuminating in its explanations—especially given its relatively short length when compared to the average logic textbook. It hits all of the necessary material that must be covered in an introductory deductive logic course, and then some. It also takes occasional excursions into side topics, successfully whetting the reader’s appetite for more advanced studies in logic. "The book is clearly written by an expert who has put in the effort for his readers, bothering at every step to see the point and then explain it clearly to his readers. Heil has found some very clever, original ways to introduce, motivate, and otherwise teach this material. The author's own special expertise and perspective—especially when it comes to tying philosophy of mind, linguistics, and philosophy of language into the lessons of logic—make for a creative and fresh take on basic logic. With its unique presentation and illuminating explanations, this book comes about as close as a text can come to imitating the learning environment of an actual classroom. Indeed, working through its presentations carefully, the reader feels as though he or she has just attended an illuminating lecture on the relevant topics!" —Jonah Schupbach, University of Utah

**Author :**Julia Driver**Publisher :**John Wiley & Sons**Release Date :**2013-05-20**Genre:**Philosophy**Pages :**192**ISBN 10 :**9781118697276

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Ethics: The Fundamentals explores core ideas and argumentsin moral theory by introducing students to different philosophicalapproaches to ethics, including virtue ethics, Kantian ethics,divine command theory, and feminist ethics. The first volume in the new Fundamentals of Philosophyseries. Presents lively, real-world examples and thoughtful discussionof key moral philosophers and their ideas. Constitutes an excellent resource for readers coming to thesubject of ethics for the first time.

**Author :**Hans Halvorson**Publisher :**Princeton University Press**Release Date :**2020-09-01**Genre:**Philosophy**Pages :**256**ISBN 10 :**9780691208718

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A concise introduction to logic that teaches you not only how reasoning works, but why it works How Logic Works is an introductory logic textbook that is different by design. Rather than teaching elementary symbolic logic as an abstract or rote mathematical exercise divorced from ordinary thinking, Hans Halvorson presents it as the skill of clear and rigorous reasoning, which is essential in all fields and walks of life, from the sciences to the humanities—anywhere that making good arguments, and spotting bad ones, is critical to success. Instead of teaching how to apply algorithms using “truth trees,” as in the vast majority of logic textbooks, How Logic Works builds on and reinforces the innate human skills of making and evaluating arguments. It does this by introducing the methods of natural deduction, an approach that teaches students not only how to carry out a proof and solve a problem but also what the principles of valid reasoning are and how they can be applied to any subject. The book also allows students to transition smoothly to more advanced topics in logic by teaching them general techniques that apply to more complicated scenarios, such as how to formulate theories about specific subject matter. How Logic Works shows that formal logic—far from being only for mathematicians or a diversion from the really deep questions of philosophy and human life—is the best account we have of what it means to be rational. By teaching logic in a way that makes students aware of how they already use it, the book will help them to become even better thinkers. Offers a concise, readable, and user-friendly introduction to elementary symbolic logic that primarily uses natural deduction rather than algorithmic “truth trees” Draws on more than two decades’ experience teaching introductory logic to undergraduates Provides a stepping stone to more advanced topics