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Socratic logic

Author: Peter Kreeft; Trent Dougherty
Publisher: South Bend, Ind. : St. Augustine's Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Symbolic logic may be superior to classical Aristotelian logic for the sciences, but not for the humanities. This text is designed for do-it-yourselfers as well as classrooms.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Kreeft; Trent Dougherty
ISBN: 9781587318078 1587318075 9781587318054 1587318059
OCLC Number: 234176214
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 399 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The first act of the mind: understanding --
Terms --
Material fallacies --
Definition --
The second act of the mind: judgment --
Changing propositions --
Contradiction --
The third act of the mind: reasoning --
Different kinds of arguments --
Syllogisms --
Checking syllogisms for validity --
More difficult syllogisms --
Compound syllogisms --
Induction --
Some practical applications of logic --
Some philosophical applications of logic --
Appendix: Problems with mathematical logic.
Responsibility: by Peter Kreeft ; edited by Trent Dougherty.
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Symbolic logic may be superior to classical Aristotelian logic for the sciences, but not for the humanities. This text is designed for do-it-yourselfers as well as classrooms.

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