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Intoduction to Symbolic Logic

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Published
**2001**
by Tichenor Publishing (Division of TIS)
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Written in English

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Format | Ring-bound |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL10720494M |

ISBN 10 | 0742109445 |

ISBN 10 | 9780742109445 |

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This book is one of the clearest, most comprehensive and rigorous introductions to modern symbolic logic available in any language. Professor Carnap, a world authority on symbolic logic, develops the subject from elementary concepts and simple exercises through the construction and analysis of a number of relatively complex logical languages. Hardegree - Philosophy

An Introduction to Symbolic Logic, 3rd Edition by Susanne K. Langer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 2 Hardegree, Symbolic Logic 1. WHAT IS LOGIC? Logic may be defined as the science of reasoning. However, this is not to suggest that logic is an empirical (i.e., experimental or observational) science like physics, biology, or psychology. Rather, logic is a non-empirical science like mathematics.

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This is an excellent introduction to symbolic logic. Forensic and clear in its development. Uses the conventions used in Principia Mathematica by Whirhead & Russell so is particularly useful if you intend to progress in this direction. It would have been useful to have an appendix which explains other conventions (alternative symbols for Cited by: This book is one of the clearest, most comprehensive and rigorous introductions to modern symbolic logic available in any language.

Professor Carnap, a world authority on symbolic logic, develops the subject from elementary concepts and simple exercises through the construction and analysis of a number of relatively complex logical by: This is probably the clearest book ever written on symbolic logic for the philosopher, the general scientist, and the layman.

For years it has received the appreciation of those who have been rebuffed by other introductory works because of insufficient mathematical training. No special knowledge of mathematics is required here; even if you have forgotten most of your high school algebra, you /5(3).

forall x is an introduction to sentential logic and first-order predicate logic with identity, logical systems that significantly influenced twentieth-century analytic philosophy.

After working through the material in this book, a student should be able to understand most quantified expressions Intoduction to Symbolic Logic book arise in their philosophical reading/5(8).

Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t76t60h1b Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet. Symbolic logic is by far the simplest kind of logic—it is a great time-saver in argumentation.

Additionally, it helps prevent logical confusion. The modern development begin with George Boole in the 19th century. Symbolic logic can be thought of as a simple and flexible shorthand: Consider the symbols: [(p q) (q r)] (p r). This accessible, SHORT introduction to symbolic logic includes coverage of sentential and predicate logic, translations, truth tables, and derivations.

The author’s engaging style makes this the most informal of introductions to formal logic. Topics are explained in a conversational, easy-to-understand way for readers not familiar with mathematics or formal systems, and the author provides.

An Introduction to Symbolic Logic Guram Bezhanishvili and Wesley Fussner 1 Introduction This project is dedicated to the study of the basics of propositional and predicate logic.

We will study it based on Russell and Whitehead’s epoch making treatise Principia Mathemat-ica [9]. An Exposition of Symbolic Logic The system of logic used here is essentially that of Kalish & Montague and Kalish, Montague and Mar, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, The principle difference is that written justifications are required for boxing and canceling: 'dd'.

I took an Intro to Logic class at school, we used 'The Logic Book' (6th ed.) by Bergmann, Moor, and Nelson. Most of the learning was done out of the textbook; lectures were mainly geared towards asking questions and working through the tougher practice problems.

If I recall correctly, the text was fairly pricey but incredibly helpful. This is not a book about probable reasoning, but if you are interested in it, this is the place to start.

This is because most studies of Inductive Logic take for granted that you are already familiar with Deductive Logic -- the logic of "airtight" reasoning -- which forms the subject matter of this book. So you have to start here anyway.

Download the project An Introduction to Symbolic Logic as a pdf file ready for classroom use. Download the modifiable Latex source file for this project. For more projects, see Primary Historical Sources in the Classroom: Discrete Mathematics and Computer Science.

You are reading this book. This is a logic book.:_: You are a logic student. This is not a terrible argument. Most people who read this book are logic students. Yet, it is possible for someone besides a logic student to read this book.

If your roommate picked up the book and thumbed through it, they would not immediately become a logic student. Logic With Trees is a new and original introduction to modern formal logic.

It contains discussions on philosophical issues such as truth, conditionals and modal logic, presenting the formal material with clarity, and preferring informal explanations and arguments to intimidatingly rigorous development.

MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Assigned to teach logic, Copi reviewed textbooks available and decided to write his own. The manuscript was split into Introduction to Logic and Symbolic Logic.

A reviewer noted that it had an "unusually comprehensive chapter on definition" and "The author accounts for. For courses in Formal Logic. The general approach of this book to logic remains the same as in earlier editions.

Following Aristotle, we regard logic from two different points of view: on the one hand, logic is an instrument or organon for appraising the correctness of reasoning; on the other hand, the principles and methods of logic used as organon are interesting and imp/5.

An Introduction to Symbolic Logic by Susanne K. Langer,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(35). AN INTRODUCTION TO SYMBOLIC LOGIC AND ITS APPLICATIONS (PAPERBACK) Dover Publications Inc., United States, Paperback. Book Condition: New. x mm.

Language: English. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This book is one of the clearest, most comprehensive and rigorous introductions to modern symbolic logic available in any. An Introduction to Symbolic Logic book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This is probably the clearest book ever written on /5. An Introduction to Symbolic Logic Susanne K. Langer. This is probably the clearest book ever written on symbolic logic for the philosopher, the general scientist, and the layman. For years it has received the appreciation of those who have been rebuffed by other introductory works because of insufficient mathematical training.

No special.Buy An Introduction to Symbolic Logic 2nd Revised edition by Susanne K. Langer (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Introduction One of the popular definitions of logic is that it is the analysis of methods of reasoning.

In studying these methods, logic is interested in the form rather than the content of the argument. For example, consider the two arguments: L All men are mortaL Socrates is a man. Hence, Socrates is mortal. 2. All cats like fish. Silvy is a.