Introduction to Logic

Introduction to Logic : 10/08/199

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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.
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  • Hardback | 647 pages
  • 170.18 x 236.22 x 35.56mm | 1,156.65g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • 9th New edition
  • 0130102024
  • 9780130102027

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/Index
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