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Published: 20 August 2015

472 Pages


ISBN: 9780190202996

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Conditional Reasoning

The Unruly Syntactics, Semantics, Thematics, and Pragmatics of "If"

Raymond Nickerson

  • Reviews the work of prominent psychologists and philosophers on conditional reasoning
  • Provides empirical research on how people deal with conditional arguments, and examines how conditional statements are used and interpreted in everyday communication
  • Includes philosophical and theoretical treatments of the mental processes that support conditional reasoning
  • An ideal resource for psychology students, teachers, and researchers with a focus in cognition

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