Logic Made Easy: How to Know when Language Deceives You
"The best introduction to logic you will find."Martin Gardner Penetrating and practical, Logic Made Easy is filled with anecdotal histories detailing the often muddy relationship between language and logic. Complete with puzzles you can try yourself and questions you can use to raise your test scores, Logic Made Easy invites readers to identify and ultimately remedy logical slips in everyday life. Even experienced logicians will be surprised by Deborah Bennett's ability to identify the illogical in everything from maddening street signs to tax forms that make April the cruelest month. Designed with dozens of visual examples, the book guides readers through those hair-raising times when logic is at odds with common sense. Logic Made Easy is indeed one of those rare books that will actually make you a more logical human being.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bpagano - LibraryThing
Not as rigorous as many other logic texts, but somewhat entertaining nonetheless. This book could serve a high level refresher in basic, western logic or as a palatable introduction if followed by deeper books after. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - austin.sears - LibraryThing
The title here is misleading. This a book on the history of logic and on the psychological experiments testing people's use of logic. The point of the book is not to teach you how to do formal logic ... Read full review