Schaum's Outline of Logic, Second Edition

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February 17, 2011


Mixed media product, 336 pages


0071755462 / 9780071755467


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Main description

The ideal review for your logic course

More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's Outlines for their expert knowledge and helpful solved problems. Written by renowned experts in their respective fields, Schaum's Outlines cover everything from math to science, nursing to language. The main feature for all these books is the solved problems. Step-by-step, authors walk readers through coming up with solutions to exercises in their topic of choice.

  • 500 solved problems
  • Includes non-classical logics
  • Covers the probability calculus
  • Complements or supplements the major Logic textbooks
  • Appropriate for the following courses: Introduction to Formal Logic, Informal Logic, Logic Programming, Algebra
  • Complete course content in easy-to-follow outline form
  • Hundreds of solved problems for effective test preparation

Table of contents

1. Argument Structure 2. Argument Evaluation 3. Propositional Logic 4. The Propositional Calculus 5. The Logic of Categorical Statements 6. Predicate Logic 7. The Predicate Calculus 8. Fallacies 9. Induction 10. The Probability Calculus 11. Further Developments in Formal Logic

Author comments

John Nolt is an associate professor of philosophy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is the author of Informal Logic: Possible Worlds and Imagination and numerous articles on logic, metaphysics, and the philosophy of mathematics.

Dennis Rohatyn is a professor of philosophy at the University of San Diego. He is the author of Two Dogmas of Philosophy, The Reluctant Naturalist, and many other works. He is a regular symposiast on critical thinking at national and regional conferences. He is the founder of the Society for Orwellian Studies.

Achille Varzi is an assistant professor of philosophy at Columbia University, New York. His works include Holes and Other Superficialities and Fifty Years of Events: An Annotated Bibliography (both with Roberto Casati) and numerous articles on logic, formal semantics, and analytic metaphysics.

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