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Logic with Trees: Introduction to Symbolic Logic Colin Howson

Logic with Trees: Introduction to Symbolic Logic

Colin Howson

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224 pages
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Logic With Trees is a new and original introduction to modern formal logic. It contains discussions on philosophical issues such as truth, conditionals and modal logic, presenting the formal material with clarity, and preferring informal explanationsMoreLogic With Trees is a new and original introduction to modern formal logic. It contains discussions on philosophical issues such as truth, conditionals and modal logic, presenting the formal material with clarity, and preferring informal explanations and arguments to intimidatingly rigorous development. Worked examples and exercises guide beginners through the book, with answers to selected exercises enabling readers to check their progress.Logic With Trees equips students with: a complete and clear account of the truth-tree system for first order logic- the importance of logic and its relevance to many different disciplines- the skills to grasp sophisticated formal reasoning techniques necessary to explore complex metalogic- the ability to contest claims that ordinary reasoning is well represented by formal first order logic.