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The Logic Manual

Volker Halbach

August 2010

ISBN: 9780199587841

208 pages
Paperback
234x156mm

In Stock

Price: £9.99

The Logic Manual is the ideal introduction to logic for beginning philosophy students. It offers a concise but complete introductory course, giving a firm grounding in the logic that is needed to study contemporary philosophy. Exercises, examples, and sample examination papers are provided on an accompanying website.

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The Logic Manual is the ideal introduction to logic for beginning philosophy students. It offers a concise but complete introductory course, giving a firm grounding in the logic that is needed to study contemporary philosophy. Exercises, examples, and sample examination papers are provided on an accompanying website.

  • Offers a complete introduction to logic in exceptionally clear and concise form
  • Attractively priced - easily affordable by students
  • Has been extensively road-tested before publication, as the text for the logic course at Oxford
  • More precise and reliable than any other introduction to logic
  • Ideal basis for the study of philosophy — offers a real understanding of how and why logic works
  • Supporting website contains exercises, examples, and sample examination papers

About the Author(s)

Volker Halbach, University of Oxford

Table of Contents

    1:Sets, Relations, and Arguments
    2:Syntax and Semantics of Propositional Logic
    3:Formalisation in Propositional Logic
    4:The Syntax of Predicate Logic
    5:The Semantics of Predicate Logic
    6:Natural Deduction
    7:Formalisation in Predicate Logic
    8:Identity and Definite Descriptions
    Natural Deduction Rules