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A Concise Introduction to Logic (Book & CD-ROM)

 
 
 
 
A Concise Introduction to Logic (Book & CD-ROM)
Author: Patrick J. Hurley
ISBN 13: 9780534585051
ISBN 10: 534585051
Edition: 9
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication Date: 2005-02-18
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 656
List Price: $147.95
 
 

This textbook introduces logical methods and principles for constructing and evaluating arguments, and examines informal fallacies, categorical propositions and syllogisms, propositional logic, predicate logic, and induction. The ninth edition adds an appendix on graduate school entrance exam questions. The CD-ROM contains animations, audio instruction, and practice exercises. The author is affiliated with the University of San Diego. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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This text/CD-ROM package introduces the central concepts of logic with extensive use of examples and exercises. Significant improvements to this eighth edition include rewritten material on the Boolean- Aristotelian distinction, and changes in the presentation of natural deduction. Basic concepts, language, informal fallacies, and categorical propositions and syllogisms are covered, and propositional logic, predicate logic, and induction are explored. The CD-ROM contains animations, audio instruction, and practice exercises. The author is affiliated with the University of San Diego. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)