• Logic for dummies
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• 作者： by Mark Zegarelli
• 出版社：Wiley Publishing
• 出版年：c2007
• 集叢名：--For dummies
• ISBN：9780471799412; 9780470120361
• 格式：PDF

Logic For Dummies tracks an introductory Logic course at the college level. Included are explanations of such logic concepts as syllogisms, constructing proofs and refutations, propositional and predicate logic, symbolic logic, modal and fuzzy logic, deductive and inductive reasoning, and much more. Real-world examples help students understand the concepts being taught, while fully worked out proofs and fun logic problems enable students to apply what they have learned.

• Introduction(第1頁)
• Conventions Used in This Book(第2頁)
• What You’re Not to Read(第3頁)
• Foolish Assumptions(第3頁)
• How This Book Is Organized(第3頁)
• Icons Used in This Book(第6頁)
• Where to Go from Here(第6頁)
• Part I: Overview of Logic(第7頁)
• Chapter 1: What Is This Thing Called Logic?(第9頁)
• Chapter 2: Logical Developments from Aristotle to the Computer(第19頁)
• Chapter 3: Just for the Sake of Argument(第33頁)
• Part II: Formal Sentential Logic (SL)(第49頁)
• Chapter 4: Formal Affairs(第51頁)
• Chapter 5: The Value of Evaluation(第73頁)
• Chapter 6: Turning the Tables: Evaluating Statements with Truth Tables(第85頁)
• Chapter 7: Taking the Easy Way Out: Creating Quick Tables(第107頁)
• Chapter 8: Truth Grows on Trees(第125頁)
• Part III: Proofs, Syntax, and Semantics in SL(第145頁)
• Chapter 9: What Have You Got to Prove?(第147頁)
• Chapter 10: Equal Opportunities: Putting Equivalence Rules to Work(第161頁)
• Chapter 11: Big Assumptions with Conditional and Indirect Proofs(第175頁)
• Chapter 12: Putting It All Together: Strategic Moves to Polish Off Any Proof(第187頁)
• Chapter 13: One for All and All for One(第205頁)
• Chapter 14: Syntactical Maneuvers and Semantic Considerations(第213頁)
• Part IV: Quantifier Logic (QL)(第223頁)
• Chapter 15: Expressing Quantity with Quality: Introducing Quantifier Logic(第225頁)
• Chapter 16: QL Translations(第239頁)
• Chapter 17: Proving Arguments with QL(第251頁)
• Chapter 18: Good Relations and Positive Identities(第275頁)
• Chapter 19: Planting a Quantity of Trees(第287頁)
• Part V: Modern Developments in Logic(第299頁)
• Chapter 20: Computer Logic(第301頁)
• Chapter 21: Sporting Propositions: Non-Classical Logic(第309頁)
• Chapter 22: Paradox and Axiomatic Systems(第323頁)
• Part VI: The Part of Tens(第333頁)
• Chapter 23: Ten Quotes about Logic(第335頁)
• Chapter 24: Ten Big Names in Logic(第337頁)
• Chapter 25: Ten Tips for Passing a Logic Exam(第341頁)
• Index(第345頁)