The Traditional Formal Logic: A Short Account for Students, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Traditional Formal Logic

A Short Account for Students, 1st Edition

By William Angus Sinclair


110 pages

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Hardback: 9780367422622
pub: 2019-12-04
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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 more advanced and specialized topics. This is an interesting historic perspective on this area of philosophy and mathematics.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fifth Edition. Introduction 1. Propositions 2. Symbols and Distribution 3. Immediate Inference 4. Mediate Inference: Syllogism 5. Hypothetical Argument 6. Disjunctive Argument 7. More Complex Arguments 8. Logical Division and Definition. Schematic Summaries

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Routledge Library Editions: Logic

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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