Logic DeMYSTiFied

Logic DeMYSTiFied

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by Tony Boutelle, Stan Gibilisco
     
 

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Making sense of LOGIC just got a whole lot EASIER!

Stumped trying to understand logic? It's time to listen to reason! There's no doubt that Logic Demystified will help you master this challenging subject.

Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering arguments, validity, and truth tables. You'll move on to propositional

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Making sense of LOGIC just got a whole lot EASIER!

Stumped trying to understand logic? It's time to listen to reason! There's no doubt that Logic Demystified will help you master this challenging subject.

Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering arguments, validity, and truth tables. You'll move on to propositional and predicate logic, rigor, fallacies, paradoxes, and revelations. Proofs, Boolean algebra, the logic of machines, and sets are discussed as is the illogic of time, matter, space, and chaos. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning.

It's a no-brainer! You'll get:

  • Rules for reasoning
  • Quantified statements and theorems
  • Simple and classical paradoxes
  • Strategies for proofs
  • Basic set theory and machine logic
  • A time-saving approach to performing better on homework, an exam, or at work

Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Logic Demystified helps you validate your knowledge of this multidisciplinary topic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071701297
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
11/14/2010
Series:
Demystified
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
480,365
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

Tony Boutelle is a reviewer for the consulting firm RSM McGladrey. He has many years' experience as a proofreader and technical reviewer and has reviewed several books written by Stan Gibilisco in the Demystified and Know-It-All series.
Stan Gibilisco is a technical writer and editor with more than 30 years of experience. He has authored or co-authored more than 50 books, inclulding the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing which was named as a "Best Reference of 1996" by the ALA.

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