Logic Book

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9780079130839: Logic Book

This outstanding book is a leading text for symbolic or formal logic courses All techniques and concepts are presented with clear, comprehensive explanations and numerous, carefully constructed examples. Its flexible organization (all chapters are complete and self-contained) allows instructors the freedom to cover the topics they want in the order they choose.

The third edition incorporates many new and updated exercises and expanded discussions on evaluating arguments and symbolization in predicate logic. A free Student Solutions Manual is packaged with every copy of the textbook. Two logic programs, Bertie III and Twootie, are available as a free download from the University of Connecticut Philosophy Department's Web site. The Web address for downloading the software is http: //www.ucc.uconn.edu/~wwwphil/software.html. Bertie 3 is a proof checker for the natural deduction method and Twootie is a proof checker for the truth tree method.

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This text presents techniques and concepts for symbolic or formal logic with clear, comprehensive explanations and numerous examples. This third edition of the book includes a number of new and updated exercises as well as expanded discussions on evaluating arguments.

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Flexible organization that covers semantics, truth trees, derivations, and metatheory as it develops sentential logic (Chapters 2-6) and predicate logic (Chapters 7-11).

Presents both natural deduction and tree methods of proof.
Offers a wide variety of examples that effectively illustrate the concepts discussed in the text.
Includes numerous exercises that provide a range of difficulty. A Student Solutions Manual (available free packaged with the text) includes answers for half of the exercises, allowing students to check their own work.

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