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Routledge Library Editions: Logic


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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.

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Routledge Library Editions: Logic

Routledge Library Editions: Logic

1st Edition

Various
November 12, 2019

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...

The Development of Mathematical Logic

The Development of Mathematical Logic

1st Edition

P. H. Nidditch
November 12, 2019

Originally published in 1962. A clear and simple account of the growth and structure of Mathematical Logic, no earlier knowledge of logic being required. After outlining the four lines of thought that have been its roots - the logic of Aristotle, the idea of all the parts of mathematics as systems ...

The Elements of Formal Logic

The Elements of Formal Logic

1st Edition

G. E. Hughes, D. G. Londey
November 12, 2019

Originally published in 1965. This is a textbook of modern deductive logic, designed for beginners but leading further into the heart of the subject than most other books of the kind. The fields covered are the Propositional Calculus, the more elementary parts of the Predicate Calculus, and ...

The Implications of Induction

The Implications of Induction

1st Edition

L. Jonathan Cohen
November 12, 2019

Originally published in 1973. This book presents a valid mode of reasoning that is different to mathematical probability. This inductive logic is investigated in terms of scientific investigation. The author presents his criteria of adequacy for analysing inductive support for hypotheses and ...

The Logic of Choice An Investigation of the Concepts of Rule and Rationality

The Logic of Choice: An Investigation of the Concepts of Rule and Rationality

1st Edition

Gidon Gottlieb
November 12, 2019

Originally published in 1968. This is a critical study of the concept of ‘rule’ featuring in law, ethics and much philosophical analysis which the author uses to investigate the concept of ‘rationality’. The author indicates in what manner the modes of reasoning involved in reliance upon rules are ...

The Logic of Commands

The Logic of Commands

1st Edition

Nicholas Rescher
November 12, 2019

Originally published in 1966. Professor Rescher’s aim is to develop a "logic of commands" in exactly the same general way which standard logic has already developed a "logic of truth-functional statement compounds" or a "logic of quantifiers". The object is to present a tolerably accurate and ...

The Logical Structure of Science

The Logical Structure of Science

1st Edition

A. Cornelius Benjamin
November 12, 2019

This book addresses the argument in the history of the philosophy of science between the positivists and the anti-positivists. The author starts from a point of firm conviction that all science and philosophy must start with the given… But that the range of the given is not definite. He begins with...

The Problems of Logic

The Problems of Logic

1st Edition

Andrew Paul Ushenko
November 12, 2019

Originally published in 1941. Professor Ushenko treats of current problems in technical Logic, involving Symbolic Logic to a marked extent. He deprecates the tendency, in influential quarters, to regard Logic as a branch of Mathematics and advances the intuitionalist theory of Logic. This involves ...

The Province of Logic An Interpretation of Certain Parts of Cook Wilson's “Statement and Inference”

The Province of Logic: An Interpretation of Certain Parts of Cook Wilson's “Statement and Inference”

1st Edition

Richard Robinson
November 12, 2019

Originally published in 1931. This inquiry investigates and develops John Cook Wilson’s view of the province of logic. It bases the study on the posthumous collected papers Statement and Inference. The author seeks to answer questions on the nature of logic using Cook Wilson’s thought. The chapters...

The Traditional Formal Logic A Short Account for Students

The Traditional Formal Logic: A Short Account for Students

1st Edition

William Angus Sinclair
November 12, 2019

Originally published in 1937. A short account of the traditional logic, intended to provide the student with the fundamentals necessary for the specialized study. Suitable for working through individualy, it will provide sufficient knowledge of the elements of the subject to understand materials on...

Topics in Modern Logic

Topics in Modern Logic

1st Edition

D. C. Makinson
November 12, 2019

Originally published in 1973. This book is directed to the student of philosophy whose background in mathematics is very limited. The author strikes a balance between material of a philosophical and a formal kind, and does this in a way that will bring out the intricate connections between the two....

Truth-Functional Logic

Truth-Functional Logic

1st Edition

J. A. Faris
November 12, 2019

Originally published in 1962. This book gives an account of the concepts and methods of a basic part of logic. In chapter I elementary ideas, including those of truth-functional argument and truth-functional validity, are explained. Chapter II begins with a more comprehensive account of ...

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