Logic For Dummies

Logic For Dummies

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by Mark Zegarelli
     
 

Logic concepts are more mainstream than you may realize. There’s logic every place you look and in almost everything you do, from deciding which shirt to buy to asking your boss for a raise, and even to watching television, where themes of such shows as CSI and Numbers incorporate a variety of logistical studies. Logic For

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Overview

Logic concepts are more mainstream than you may realize. There’s logic every place you look and in almost everything you do, from deciding which shirt to buy to asking your boss for a raise, and even to watching television, where themes of such shows as CSI and Numbers incorporate a variety of logistical studies. Logic For Dummies explains a vast array of logical concepts and processes in easy-to-understand language that make everything clear to you, whether you’re a college student of a student of life. You’ll find out about:

  • Formal Logic
  • Syllogisms
  • Constructing proofs and refutations
  • Propositional and predicate logic
  • Modal and fuzzy logic
  • Symbolic logic
  • Deductive and inductive reasoning

Logic For Dummies tracks an introductory logic course at the college level. Concrete, real-world examples help you understand each concept you encounter, while fully worked out proofs and fun logic problems encourage you students to apply what you’ve learned.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471799412
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/29/2006
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
388
Sales rank:
254,292
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Mark Zegarelli is a professional writer with degrees in both English and Math from Rutgers University. He has earned his living for many years writing vast quantities of logic puzzles, a hefty chunk of software documentation, and the occasional book or film review. Along the way, he’s also paid a few bills doing housecleaning, decorative painting, and (for ten hours) retail sales. He likes writing best, though.

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Logic for Dummies 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
DavidLofgreen More than 1 year ago
This book is great Great information and organization I really am enjoying it, due to its subject it takes time to get thru it all but hey its logic