Originally published in 1967. The common aim of all logical enquiry is to discover and analyse correctly the forms of valid argument. In this book concise expositions of traditional, Aristotelian logic and of modern systems of propositional and predicative logic show how far that aim has been achieved.
Reviews of the original publication:
‘Mr Mitchell is quite consciously controversial; he has opponents clearly in view, and the progress of his discussion is dialectical at every stage.’ The Times Educational Supplement
‘Stimulating . . . it can be read with great profit by philosophers of all interests and it would be hard not to learn from it." Australasian Journal of Philosophy
Introduction 1. Logical Form 2. The Traditional Logic of Terms 3. The Logic of Propositions 4. Existence, Predication and Identity 5. Propositions and Facts 6. Logic and Language I 7. Logic and Language II 8. Logical Necessity 9. Generalisations and Theories
Reissuing works originally published between 1931 and 1990, this set of twenty-four books covers the full range of the philosophy of logic, from introductions to logic, to calculus and mathematical logic, to logic in language and linguistics and logical reasoning in law and ethics. An international array of authors are represented in this comprehensive collection.