Logic: An Introduction

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Routledge, 2006 - Philosophy - 225 pages
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The methods of logic are essential to an understanding of philosophy and are crucial in the study of mathematics, computing, linguistics and many other subjects. Introducing the major concepts and techniques involved in the study of logic, this authoritative book explores both formal and philosophical logic, and the ways in which we can achieve good reasoning. Individual chapters include:

* Propositions and Arguments
* Truth Tables
* Trees
* Conditionality
* Natural Deduction
* Predicates, Names and Quantifiers
* Definite Descriptions.

This exceptionally clear introduction to the subject is ideally suited to students taking introductory courses in logic.

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This book is not written well.
-many mistakes, which are published online- it took half an hour to go though the book and correct all the listed errors
-writing style not engaging
complicated- had to supplement this "introductory" book with "Logic for Dummies" which had the same explanations but put much more simply
-answers for exercises are online, which is annoying
Overall I do not recommend this book as an introduction to logic- for me it did more harm than good!

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Never would have gotten through my Communications exam without it. Read full review

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