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Logic Book






Edition:  4
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Publisher:  McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Summary: Chapter 1: Basic Notions of Logic 1.1 Background 1.2 Why Study Logic 1.3 Sentences, Truth-Values, and Arguments 1.4 Deductive Validity and Soundness 1.5 Inductive Arguments 1.6 Logical Consistency, Truth, Falsity, and Equivalence 1.7 Special Cases of Validity Chapter 2: Sentential Logic: Symbolization and Syntax 2.1 Symbolization and Truth-Functional Connectives 2.2 Complex Symbolizations 2.3 Non-Truth-Functional Con...nectives 2.4 The Syntax of SL Chapter 3: Sentential Logic: Semantics 3.1 Truth-Value Assignments and Truth-Tables for Sentences 3.2 Truth-Functional Truth, Falsity, and Indeterminacy 3.3 Truth-Functional Equivalence 3.4 Truth-Functional Consistency 3.5 Truth-Functional Entailment and Truth-Functional Validity 3.6 Truth-Functional Properties and Truth-Functional Consistency Chapter 4: Sentential Logic: Truth-Trees 4.1 The Truth-Tree Method 4.2 Truth-Tree Rules for Sentences Containing 'tilde', 'wedge', and 'ampersand' 4.3 Rules for Sentences Containing 'horseshoe' and 'triple bar' 4.4 More Complex Truth-Trees 4.5 Using Truth-Trees to Test for Truth-Functional Truth, Falsity, and Indeterminacy 4.6 Truth-Functional Equivalence 4.7 Truth-Functional Entailment and Truth-Functional Validity Chapter 5: Sentential Logic: Derivations 5.1 The Derivation System SD 5.2 Applying the Derivation Rules of SD 5.3 Basic Concepts of SD 5.4 Strategies for Constructing Derivations in SD 5.5 The Derivation System SD+ Chapter 6: Sentential Logic: Metatheory 6.1 Mathematical Induction 6.2 Truth-Functional Completeness 6.3 The Soundness of SD and SD+ 6.4 The Completeness of SD and SD+ Chapter 7: Predicate Logic: Symbolization and Syntax 7.1 The Limitations of SL 7.2 Predicates, Individual Constants, and Quantity Terms of English 7.3 Introduction to PL 7.4 Quantifiers Introduced 7.5 The Formal Syntax of PL 7.6 A-, E-, I-, and O-Sentences 7.7 Symbolization Techniques 7.8 Multiple Quantifiers with Overlapping Scope 7.9 Identity, Definite Descriptions, and Properties of Relations, and Functions Chapter 8: Predicate Logic: Semantics 8.1 Informal Semantics for PL 8.2 Quantificational Truth, Falsehood, and Indeterminacy 8.3 Quantificational Equivalence and Consistency 8.4 Quantification Entailment and Validity 8.5 Truth-Functional Expansions 8.6 Semantics for Predicate Logic with Identity and Functors 8.7 Formal Semantics of PL and PLE Chapter 9: Predicate Logic: Truth-Trees 9.1 Expanding the Rules for Truth-Trees 9.2 Truth-Trees and Quantificational Consistency 9.3 Truth-Trees and Other Semantic Properties 9.4 Trees for PLE 9.5 Fine-Tuning the Tree Method Chapter 10: Predicate Logic: Derivations 10.1 The Derivation System PD 10.2 Applying the Derivation Rules of PD 10.3 Basic Concepts of PD 10.4 Strategies for Constructing Derivations in PD 10.5 The Derivation System PD+ 10.6 The Derivation System PDE Chapter 11: Predicate Logic: Metatheory 11.1 Semantic Preliminaries for PD 11.2 Semantic Preliminaries for PLE 11.3 The Soundness of PD, PD+, and PDE 11.4 The Completeness of PD, PD+, and PDE 11.5 The Soundness of the Tree Method 11.6 The Completeness of the Tree Method Selected Bibliography Index

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Logic Book

ISBN-13: 9780072401899

ISBN: 0072401893

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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
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