Sweet Reason A Field Guide to Modern Logic

ISBN-10: 1444337157

ISBN-13: 9781444337150

Edition: 2nd 2011

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Sweet Reason: A Field Guide to Modern Logic, 2nd Edition offers an innovative introduction to logic that integrates formal first order, modal, and non-classical logic with natural language reasoning, analytical writing, critical thinking, set theory, and the philosophy of logic and mathematics.An innovative introduction to the field of logic in all its guises, designed to entertain as it informs Addresses contemporary applications of logic in fields such as computer science and linguistics A web-site linked to the text features numerous supplemental exercises and examples, enlightening puzzles and cartoons, and insightful essays
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List price: $76.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/21/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

What is Logic?
Introduction Formal Logic
Constants and Relations
Quantifiers and Variables
Introducing Informal Logic
Dialects of Logic
Formal Inference
Informal Inference
Diagramming Arguments
Saying No
Basic Sentential
Truth Tables
English to Sentential
Negating Statements
Rebutting Premises
Computer Logic
The Logic of English
Negating Conditionals
Rebutting Inferences
The Logic of Sets
well-formed Formulas
The Shortcut Method
Local and Global
More on Trees
Rebultting Everything
Polish Logic
English to Predicate
Reading Between the Lines
Multi-Value Logic
Diagramming Your Argument
Inductive Logic
Predicate Wffs
Outline Your Argument
The Logic of Chance
Simple Deduction
Simple Strategy
Writing your Argument
Basic Modal Logic
Sentential Deduction
Sentential Strategy
Arguing with Yourself
Sophisticated Modal Logic
Predicate Deduction
Predicate Strategy
why We Argue
Presidential Debating
The Logic of Paradox
Deduction with Identity
Deduction, FMTYEWTK
Parleamentary Debating
Cathy, A Decade on
Incomplete Logic
What is Logic?
Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises
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