Logic Made Easy: How to Know When Language Deceives You

Logic Made Easy: How to Know When Language Deceives You

by Deborah J. Bennett
     
 

"The best introduction to logic you will find."—Martin GardnerSee more details below

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"The best introduction to logic you will find."—Martin Gardner

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393326925
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
07/17/2005
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
355,276
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction : logic is rare11
1Proof29
2All40
3A not tangles everything up53
4Some is part or all of all64
5Syllogisms73
6When things are iffy96
7Syllogisms involving if, and, and or118
8Series syllogisms137
9Symbols that express our thoughts145
10Logic machines and truth tables160
11Fuzzy logic, fallacies, and paradoxes173
12Common logic and language192
13Thinking well : together202
Notes219
References233
Acknowledgments243
Index245

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