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Understanding Logic

Understanding Logic
Author: Daniel Flage Ph.D.
ISBN 13: 9780023381737
ISBN 10: 23381736
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 1994-10-24
Format: Paperback
Pages: 624
List Price: $127.60

Designed to be a more accessible for courses in introductory logic, elementary symbolic logic, and critical thinking.

This comprehensive introduction to logic provides a system of natural deduction, as well as an appendix that introduces the truth tree technique for propositional and predicate logic. Topic coverage includes four chapters devoted to induction: on analogies, on Mill's Methods, on probability and statistical reasoning, and on the scientific method. The text also covers deduction (syllogisms and symbolic logic), and informal fallacies.