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User Review - AlexTheHunn - LibraryThingAs the name implies, this book is an intoduction into formal, logical thinking. The mechanics of the syllogism, and the world of logical fallacies are laid bare. The book is a fine exposure to an area that certainly needs more utilization. Read full review

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User Review - kencf0618 - LibraryThingThe Latin for all the fallacies are herein, just the thing for you to lose all your friends. Read full review

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Additional Exercises amphiboly arguer argument becomes argument commits argument is valid Betty categorical propositions categorical syllogisms commits the fallacy conclusion false conditional proof conditional statement contraposition deductive denotes disjunction dogs Equiv example Exercises for Section Exercises from Exercise existential following arguments goes to town illicit minor Impl indirect proof inductive argument inference instantiation lexical definition logically equivalent major premise meaning minor premise modern interpretation molecular proposition MP 9 obverse occurs persons predicate logic predicate term premises are true premises true probability propositional logic propositions are computed quantifiers reexpressed rules Sample Exercises Simp sorites square of opposition stipulative definition subject term substitution instance sufficient condition things traditional square translated true premises truth table truth value undetermined undistributed universal valid argument form variable Venn diagrams Weak analogy Weak inductive x)Ax