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Grammar, philosophy, and logic

Author: Bruce S Silver
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book argues that a basic grasp of philosophy and logic can produce written and spoken material that is both grammatically correct and powerful. The author analyses errors in grammar, word choice, phrasing and sentences that even the finest writers can fail to notice; concentrating on subtle missteps and errors that can make the difference between good and excellent prose. Each chapter addresses how common  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Silver, Bruce.
Grammar, Philosophy, and Logic.
Cham : Springer International Publishing AG, z. Hd. Alexander Grossmann, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce S Silver
ISBN: 9783319662572 3319662570
OCLC Number: 1013826119
Notes: Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 5, 2017).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Chapter 1. Is 'Interesting' Interesting? --
Chapter 2. Possible Worlds, Possible Showers and Apparent Suicides --
Chapter 3. Comparisons that go Wrong --
Chapter 4. An Interlude: We All Die but None of Us is Dead --
Chapter 5. Tautologies and Illogical Questions --
Chapter 6. The Implausible and the Impossible --
Chapter 7. Simplicity, Economy and Intensity.
Responsibility: Bruce Silver.

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