Philosophical Logic: An Introduction to Advanced Topics

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Bloomsbury Academic, Mar 24, 2011 - Philosophy - 208 pages
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Taking students beyond classical mathematical logic, Philosophical Logic is a wide-ranging introduction to more advanced topics in the study of philosophical logic.

Starting by contrasting familiar classical logic with constructivist or intuitionist logic, the book goes on to offer concise but easy-to-read introductions to such subjects as quantificational and syllogistic logic, modal logic and set theory.

Chapters include:

Sentential Logic Quantificational Logic Sentential Modal Logic Quantification and Modality Set Theory Incompleteness An Introduction to Term Logic Modal Term Logic

In addition, the book includes a list of symbols and a glossary of terms for ease of reference and exercises throughout help students master the topics covered in the book. Philosophical Logic is an essential, student-friendly guide for anyone studying these difficult topics as part of their Logic course.

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About the author (2011)

George Englebretsen is Professor Emeritus at Bishop's University Canada. He is the auther of a large number of works dealing with topics in the philosophy of logic and language metaphysics and the history of logic.
Charles Sayward is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Nebraska Lincoln; USA. He is a much-published author of works in the philosophy of logic and the philosophy of mathematics, most recentiy Dialogues Concerning Natural Numbers.

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