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Introduction to Logical Theory

By P. F. Strawson

© 2011 – Routledge

266 pages

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About the Book

First published in 1952, professor’s Strawson’s highly influential Introduction to Logical Theory provides a detailed examination of the relationship between the behaviour of words in common language and the behaviour of symbols in a logical system. He seeks to explain both the exact nature of the discipline known as Formal Logic, and also to reveal something of the intricate logical structure of ordinary unformalised discourse.


`This is a very impressive book which will be read with profit by advanced students as well as by beginners.' - Oxford Magazine

Table of Contents

1. Logical Appraisal 2. Formal Logic 3. Truth-Functions 4. Classes: An Alternative Interpretation of the Tabular System 5. Predicative Formulae and Quantifiers 6. Subjects, Predicates, and Existence 7. General Statements and Relations 8. Two Kinds of Logic 9. Inductive Reasoning and Probability

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