Schaum's Outline of Logic, Second Edition

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Date

February 17, 2011

Format

Paperback, 336 pages

ISBN

0071755462 / 9780071755467

$

Your Price

19.00



Overview


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 Structure2. Argument Evaluation3. Propositional Logic4. The Propositional Calculus5. The Logic of Categorical Statements6. Predicate Logic7. The Predicate Calculus8. Fallacies9. Induction10. The Probability Calculus11. 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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