A Concise Introduction to Logic

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Cengage Learning, Dec 23, 2008 - Philosophy - 720 pages
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Tens of thousands of students have learned to be more discerning at constructing and evaluating arguments with the help of Patrick J. Hurley. Hurley’s lucid, friendly, yet thorough presentation has made A CONCISE INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC the most widely used logic text in North America. In addition, the book’s accompanying technological resources, such as CengageNOW and Learning Logic, include interactive exercises as well as video and audio clips to reinforce what you read in the book and hear in class. In short, you’ll have all the assistance you need to become a more logical thinker and communicator.
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User Review  - Toby - Goodreads

There are three words that come to mind when I think of the word "concise": comprehensive, brief, and clear. Whilst this textbook succeeds at being comprehensive, at over 670 pages it fails at being ... Read full review

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User Review  - Selinalynn - Goodreads

This was one hard class! The software that comes with the book was helpful in learning the material. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Patrick Hurley was born in Spokane, Washington in 1942. He received his bachelor's degree in mathematics (with a Physics minor) from Gonzaga University in 1964 and his Ph.D. in philosophy of science with an emphasis in history of philosophy from Saint Louis University in 1973. In 1972 he began teaching at the University of San Diego, where his courses have included logic, philosophy of science, metaphysics, process philosophy, and legal ethics. In 1987 he received his J.D. from the University of San Diego and he is currently a member of the California Bar Association. He retired from teaching in 2008, but continues his research and writing. His interests include music, art, opera, environmental issues, fishing, and skiing.

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