This comprehensive introduction presents the fundamentals of symbolic logic clearly, systematically, and in a straightforward style accessible to readers. Each chapter, or unit, is divided into easily comprehended small “bites” that enable learners to master the material step-by-step, rather than being overwhelmed by masses of information covered too quickly. The book provides extremely detailed explanations of procedures and techniques, and was written in the conviction that anyone can thoroughly master its content.
A four-part organization covers sentential logic, monadic predicate logic, relational predicate logic, and extra credit units that glimpse into alternative methods of logic and more advanced topics.
For individuals interested in the formal study of logic.
Comprehensive introduction for undergraduates. Presupposes no prior acquaintance with either logic or mathematics. Includes standard topics through relational predicate logic with identity. No bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)