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Sweet Reason : a Field Guide to Modern Logic.

Author: James M Henle; Jay L Garfield; Thomas Tymoczko; Emily Altreuter
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2011.
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Sweet Reason: A Field Guide to Modern Logic, 2nd Edition offers an innovative, friendly, and effective introduction to logic. It 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 designed to entertain as it informsIntegrates  Read more...
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Henle, James M.
Sweet Reason : A Field Guide to Modern Logic.
Hoboken : Wiley, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James M Henle; Jay L Garfield; Thomas Tymoczko; Emily Altreuter
ISBN: 9781118078631 1118078632 9781118078686 1118078683
OCLC Number: 828795529
Description: 1 online resource (736 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Preface; What Is Logic?; Chapter One; 1.1 Introducing Formal Logic; 1.2 Constants and Relations; 1.3 Quantifiers and Variables; 1.4 Introducing Informal Logic; 1.5 Conclusions; 1.6 Dialects of Logic; Chapter Two; 2.1 Formal Inference; 2.2 Informal Inference; 2.3 Diagramming Arguments; 2.4 Saying No; 2.5 Metalogic; Chapter Three; 3.1 Basic Sentential; 3.2 Truth Tables; 3.3 English to Sentential; 3.4 Negating Statements; 3.5 Rebutting Premises; 3.6 Computer Logic; Chapter Four; 4.1 Validity; 4.2 The Logic of English; 4.3 Negating Conditionals. 4.4 Rebutting Inferences4.5 The Logic of Sets; Chapter Five; 5.1 Well-formed Formulas; 5.2 The Shortcut Method; 5.3 Local and Global; 5.4 More on Trees; 5.5 Rebutting Everything; 5.6 Polish Logic; Chapter Six; 6.1 Predicate; 6.2 English to Predicate; 6.3 Reading Between the Lines; 6.4 Multi-valued Logic; Chapter Seven; 7.1 Universes; 7.2 Syllogisms; 7.3 Validity; 7.4 Diagramming Your Argument; 7.5 Inductive Logic; Chapter Eight; 8.1 Predicate Wffs; 8.2 Outlining Your Argument; 8.3 The Logic of Chance; Chapter Nine; 9.1 Simple Deduction; 9.2 Simple Strategy; 9.3 Writing Your Argument. 9.4 Basic Modal LogicChapter Ten; 10.1 Sentential Deduction; 10.2 Sentential Strategy; 10.3 Arguing with Yourself; 10.4 Sophisticated Modal Logic; Chapter Eleven; 11.1 Predicate Deduction; 11.2 Predicate Strategy; 11.3 Why We Argue; 11.4 Presidential Debating; 11.5 The Logic of Paradox; Chapter Twelve; 12.1 Deduction with Identity; 12.2 Deduction, FMTYEWTK; 12.3 Parliamentary Debating; 12.4 Cathy, A Decade On; 12.5 Incomplete Logic; What is Logic?; Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises; Index.

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Sweet Reason: A Field Guide to Modern Logic, 2nd Edition offers an innovative, friendly, and effective introduction to logic. It 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 designed to entertain as it informsIntegrates formal first order, modal, and non-classical logic with natural language reasoning, analytical writing, critical thinking, set theory, and the philosophy of.

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