## An introduction to logic and scientific methodAn Introduction to Logic and Scientific Method is a college level primer on logic. This book was widely used by scholars especially those studying economics as an introduction to logical thought in preparation for intellectual discourse. Ludwig von Mises was known to say that all students of economics should read this book as a first step in their training as economists. |

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### Contents

THE SUBJECT MATTER OF LOGIC | 3 |

Partial Evidence or Probable Inference | 13 |

The Use and Application of Logic | 21 |

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