Understanding Symbolic Logic

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9780139364686: Understanding Symbolic Logic

This comprehensive introduction presents the fundamentals of symbolic logic clearly, systematically, and in a straightforward style accessible to readers. Each chapter, or unit, is divided into easily comprehended small “bites” that enable learners to master the material step-by-step, rather than being overwhelmed by masses of information covered too quickly. The book provides extremely detailed explanations of procedures and techniques, and was written in the conviction that anyone can thoroughly master its content. A four-part organization covers sentential logic, monadic predicate logic, relational predicate logic, and extra credit units that glimpse into alternative methods of logic and more advanced topics. For individuals interested in the formal study of logic.

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This comprehensive introduction to symbolic logic is designed for students with no prior background in logic, philosophy, or mathematics.

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Understanding Symbolic Logic

Fifth Edition

Virginia Klenk

Designed for those who have no prior background in logic, philosophy, or mathematics, this comprehensive introduction covers all the standard topics of symbolic logic through relational predicate logic with identity. Understanding Symbolic Logic, Fifth Edition, is completely reader-friendly. All concepts and theories are presented in small "bites," helping you to master the concepts of symbolic logic with confidence.

Understanding Symbolic Logic, Fifth Edition, features:

  • Explanations keyed to the difficulty of the topics covered
  • Numerous worked-out examples; many detailed, step-by-step symbolizations; over 50 fully worked-out proofs; additional exercises
  • "Extra credit" units offer a glimpse into alternative methods of logic and more advanced topics
  • New for the Fifth Edition: Along with revisions for clarity, more examples have been added throughout, especially in sections on translation and relational predicate logic; symbolization has been improved; additional background has been added on the nature of identity relation

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