Shelves: philosophy This is, in many ways, a very boring book. But it gets 5 stars because it achieves exactly what it sets out to do in a clear and straightforward way. Logic is a subject it is very easy to get bogged down in. Guttenplan has essentially written a workbook, that can be worked through to build your knowledge, in many ways similar to the maths text books I remember at school. As long as you take the trouble to work through each section in order and thoroughly then you will get to the end and be This is, in many ways, a very boring book. As long as you take the trouble to work through each section in order and thoroughly then you will get to the end and be able to use logical "languages" competently.
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Moogushura Lists with This Book. Open Preview See a Problem? This was a great intro for me to symbolic logic. Clear concise explanations, well organised with helpful examples. Withthe same intellectual goals as the first edition, this innovativeintroductory logic textbook explores the relationship betweennatural language and logic, languabes the student to acquireskills and techniques of formal logic. He has published widely in the areas of logic, philosophy of mind and philosophy of language and is editor of A Companion to the Philosophy of Mind Blackwell Publishers, The Languages of Logic: Greg Restall — — Routledge.
Working from the conviciton that formal logic is comething to be learned and then used, rather than suffered and forgotten, Samuel Guttenplan explains the main concepts and techniques with their ultimate application clearly in mind. History of Western Philosophy. Graham Priest — — Oxford University Press. Sarah marked it as to-read Aug 04, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Samuel Guttenplan Thanks for telling us about the problem.
This book was very helpful, but I am still not fluent in PL, and I wonder what else I can do to get it all together before my exam in January Johnson — — Argumentation 13 3: Want to Read saving…. Identity, Problems and Prospects. Simple, commonsensical themes that are introduced early in the text become the bases for the subsequent development of highly technical concepts.
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Philosophy: Logic Back cover copy Logic is, and has always been, an essential part of philosophy. It employs concepts which are crucial for understanding thought and language, and demands a mastery of procedures and techniques. With the same intellectual goals as the first edition, this innovative introductory logic textbook explores the relationship between natural language and logic, motivating the student to acquire skills and techniques of formal logic. This new and revised edition includes substantial additions which make the text even more useful to students and instructors alike. Other new material includes a discussion of the truth tree method for both Sentential and Predicate logics, an account of alternative notations, and the provision of answers to selected exercises that figure in the main body of the book. Preface to Second Edition. Translating into Sentential.
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