Deduction: Introductory Symbolic Logic / Edition 1

Deduction: Introductory Symbolic Logic / Edition 1

by Daniel Bonevac
     
 

ISBN-10: 0874847729

ISBN-13: 9780874847727

Pub. Date: 04/28/1987

Publisher: Mayfield Publishing Company

Deduction is an efficient and elegant presentation of classical first-order logic. It presents a truth tree system based on the work of Jeffrey, as well as a natural deduction system inspired by that of Kalish and Montague.

  • Efficient and elegant presentation of classical first-order logic.
  • Presents a truth tree system based on the work of

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Deduction is an efficient and elegant presentation of classical first-order logic. It presents a truth tree system based on the work of Jeffrey, as well as a natural deduction system inspired by that of Kalish and Montague.

  • Efficient and elegant presentation of classical first-order logic.
  • Presents a truth tree system based on the work of Jeffrey, as well as a natural deduction system inspired by that of Kalish and Montague.
  • Contains detailed, yet accessible chapters on extensions and revisions of classical logic: modal logic, many-valued logic, fuzzy logic, intuitionistic logic, counterfactuals, deontic logic, common sense reasoning, and quantified modal logic.
  • Includes problem sets, designed to lead students gradually from easier to more difficult problems.

Further information and select answers to problems available here: http://bonevac.info/deduction/About_the_Book.html

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874847727
Publisher:
Mayfield Publishing Company
Publication date:
04/28/1987
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
458
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Acknowledgments
1Basic Concepts of Logic1
2Sentences36
3Truth Trees76
4Natural Deduction107
5Quantifiers137
6Quantified Truth Trees173
7Quantified Natural Deduction206
8Identity and Function Symbols225
9Necessity249
10Between Truth and Falsehood295
11Obligation361
12Counterfactuals395
13Common-Sense Reasoning434
14Quantifiers and Modality475
Bibliography504
Index507

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