By Arnold vander Nat

Perfect for college kids without heritage in common sense or philosophy, Simple Formal Logic presents a whole procedure of common sense enough to deal with daily and philosophical reasoning. through retaining out man made suggestions that aren’t average to our daily considering strategy, Simple Formal Logic trains scholars to imagine via formal logical arguments for themselves, ingraining in them the behavior of sound reasoning.


Simple Formal Logic features:



  • a companion site with ample workout worksheets, research supplementations (including flashcards for symbolizations and for deduction rules), and instructor’s manual

  • two degrees of routines for starting and extra complicated students

  • a glossary of phrases, abbreviations and symbols.

This ebook arose out of a favored path that the writer has taught to every kind of undergraduate scholars at Loyola college Chicago. He teaches formal good judgment with no the unreal methods–methods that regularly search to resolve farfetched logical difficulties with none connection to daily and philosophical argumentation. the result's a publication that teaches effortless and extra intuitive methods of grappling with formal logic–and is meant as a rigorous but easy-to-follow first path in logical pondering for philosophy majors and non-philosophy majors alike.

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