ISBN-10:
1554811848
ISBN-13:
9781554811847
Pub. Date:
11/04/2014
Publisher:
Broadview Press
The Logic of Our Language: An Introduction to Symbolic Logic

The Logic of Our Language: An Introduction to Symbolic Logic

by Rodger L. Jackson, Melanie L. McLeod

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ISBN-13: 9781554811847
Publisher: Broadview Press
Publication date: 11/04/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Rodger L. Jackson is Professor of Philosophy at Richard Stockton College and Melanie L. McLeod is an instructor of philosophy at Richard Stockton College.

Table of Contents

Instructor’s Preface

UNIT ONE: WHAT DOES IT MEAN?
Patterns of Statements
Chapter One: Logic and Languages
Chapter Two: Names and Predicates
Chapter Three: Quantifiers
Chapter Four: Negations and Conjunctions
Chapter Five: Conditionals and Disjunctions
Chapter Six: Biconditionals and Identity
Unit One Review
Unit One: Answers to Selected Problems

UNIT TWO: IS IT TRUE?
Properties and Relations of Statements
Chapter Seven: Connectives and Truth Tables
Chapter Eight: Truth Trees
Chapter Nine: Relationships between Statements
Chapter Ten: Reintroducing Names, Predicates, Quantifiers, and Identity
Unit Two Review
Unit Two: Answers to Selected Problems

UNIT THREE: IS IT VALID?
Patterns and Properties of Arguments
Chapter Eleven: Arguments, Trees, and Tables
Chapter Twelve: Method of Proof
Chapter Thirteen: Proof Rules for Quantifiers
Unit Three Review
Unit Three: Answers to Selected Problems

Postscript: Logic in Real Life

Index

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