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Critical reasoning and logic

Author: Robert Boyd
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2003.
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Bridging the gap between introductory logic texts and texts emphasizing critical thinking only, this work presents a process designed to enable students to apply proper reasoning techniques in a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Boyd
ISBN: 0130812218 9780130812216
OCLC Number: 50448042
Description: xxi, 337 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: I. INTRODUCTION. 1. Introduction. 2. Foundations. 3. Introduction to Arguments. II. INDUCTIVE REASONING. 4. Basic Probability. 5. Enumerative Induction. 6. Causal Reasoning. III. DEDUCTIVE REASONING. 7. Conditional Logic. 8. Propositional Logic. 9. Categorical and Predicate Logics. IV. APPLICATION. 10. Pulling It Altogether. Appendix A: Scientific Confirmation. Appendix B: Solutions to Selected Problems. Appendix C: Additional Readings. Index.
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