Logic and Philosophy: A Modern Introduction

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Cengage Learning, Mar 12, 2009 - Philosophy - 456 pages
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A comprehensive introduction to formal logic, LOGIC AND PHILOSOPHY: A MODERN INTRODUCTION, 11E is a rigorous, yet accessible text appropriate for students encountering the subject for the first time. Numerous carefully crafted exercise sets accompanied by clear, crisp exposition give students a firm grasp of basic concepts and take the student from sentential logic through first-order predicate logic, the theory of descriptions, and identity. As the title suggests, this is a book devoted not merely to logic; students will encounter an abundance of philosophy as well.
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it was a nice book for the course. easy to read. truly made the concepts easy to understand. without it, i dont think i would have gotten the grade i did in Logic. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Sentential Logic
17
Predicate Logic
165
Answers to EvenNumbered Exercise Items
358
Bibliography
419
Special Symbols
421
Index
423
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About the author (2009)

Alan Hausman received a Ph.D. in philosophy from Iowa State University and now teaches philosophy at Hunter College. He has published extensively on history of early modern philosophy, especially on the work of Hume, and on the work of Nelson Goodman.

Howard Kahane (deceased) is considered one of the founders of the critical-thinking movement, an approach to logic that makes it less abstract and more practical as a tool for analyzing political and social issues.

Paul Tidman received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Notre Dame. He teaches philosophy at Mount Union College in Ohio.

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