Introduction to Logic

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Introduction to Logic is a proven textbook that has been honed through the collaborative efforts of many scholars over the last five decades. Its scrupulous attention to detail and precision in exposition and explanation is matched by the greatest accuracy in all associated detail. In addition, it continues to capture student interest through its personalized human setting and current examples. The 14th Edition of Introduction to Logic, written by Copi, Cohen & McMahon, is dedicated to the many thousands of students and their teachers - at hundreds of universities in the United States and around the world - who have used its fundamental methods and techniques of correct reasoning in their everyday lives.show more

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  • Hardback | 704 pages
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 11th Revised ed.
  • 0131289195
  • 9780131289192

Table of contents

Foreward Preface Acknowledgments PART I  LOGIC AND LAGUAGE SECTION A  REASONING Chapter 1     Basic Logical Concepts Chapter 2    Analyzing Arguments SECTION B INFORMAL LOGIC Chapter 3    Language and Definitions Chapter 4      Fallacies Part II  Deduction Section A    Classical Logic Chapter 5      Categorical Propositions Chapter 6      Categorical Syllogisms Appendix: Deduction of the Fifteen Valid Forms of the Categorical Syllogism Chapter 7      Syllogisms in Ordinary Language Section B    Modern Logic Chapter 8      Symbolic Logic Chapter 9      Methods of Deduction Chapter 10     Quantification Theory Part III  Induction Section A    Analogy and Causation Chapter 11       Analogical Reasoning Chapter 12     Causal Reasoning Section B    Science and Probability Chapter 13       Science and Hypothesis Chapter 14     Probability Appendix Solutions to Selected Exercises Glossary/Indexshow more