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Elementary Formal Logic: A Programmed Course

Elementary Formal Logic: A Programmed Course

1st Edition

Forthcoming

C. L. Hamblin
December 04, 2019

Originally published in 1966. This is a self-instructional course intended for first-year university students who have not had previous acquaintance with Logic. The book deals with "propositional" logic by the truth-table method, briefly introducing axiomatic procedures, and proceeds to the theory...

The Elements of Formal Logic

The Elements of Formal Logic

1st Edition

Forthcoming

G. E. Hughes, D. G. Londey
December 04, 2019

Originally published in 1965. This is a textbook of modern deductive logic, designed for beginners but leading further into the heart of the subject than most other books of the kind. The fields covered are the Propositional Calculus, the more elementary parts of the Predicate Calculus, and...

Topics in Modern Logic

Topics in Modern Logic

1st Edition

Forthcoming

D. C. Makinson
December 04, 2019

Originally published in 1973. This book is directed to the student of philosophy whose background in mathematics is very limited. The author strikes a balance between material of a philosophical and a formal kind, and does this in a way that will bring out the intricate connections between the two....

Concept and Object: The Unity of the Proposition in Logic and Psychology

Concept and Object: The Unity of the Proposition in Logic and Psychology

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Anthony Palmer
December 04, 2019

Originally published in 1988. This text gives a lucid account of the most distinctive and influential responses by twentieth century philosophers to the problem of the unity of the proposition. The problem first became central to twentieth-century philosophy as a result of the depsychoiogising of...

The Problems of Logic

The Problems of Logic

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Andrew Paul Ushenko
December 04, 2019

Originally published in 1941. Professor Ushenko treats of current problems in technical Logic, involving Symbolic Logic to a marked extent. He deprecates the tendency, in influential quarters, to regard Logic as a branch of Mathematics and advances the intuitionalist theory of Logic. This involves...

The Traditional Formal Logic: A Short Account for Students

The Traditional Formal Logic: A Short Account for Students

1st Edition

Forthcoming

William Angus Sinclair
December 04, 2019

Originally published in 1937. A short account of the traditional logic, intended to provide the student with the fundamentals necessary for the specialized study. Suitable for working through individualy, it will provide sufficient knowledge of the elements of the subject to understand materials on...

The Implications of Induction

The Implications of Induction

1st Edition

Forthcoming

L. Jonathan Cohen
December 04, 2019

Originally published in 1973. This book presents a valid mode of reasoning that is different to mathematical probability. This inductive logic is investigated in terms of scientific investigation. The author presents his criteria of adequacy for analysing inductive support for hypotheses and...

Creativity, Imagination, Logic: Meditations for the Eleventh Hour

Creativity, Imagination, Logic: Meditations for the Eleventh Hour

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Horace M. Kallen
December 04, 2019

Originally published in 1973. This final collection of thought by founder of the New School for Social Research in New York, Horace M. Kallen, touches on topics from language to death and from freedom to value. The author’s treatise explores his understanding of logic and existence....

The Development of Mathematical Logic

The Development of Mathematical Logic

1st Edition

Forthcoming

P. H. Nidditch
December 04, 2019

Originally published in 1962. A clear and simple account of the growth and structure of Mathematical Logic, no earlier knowledge of logic being required. After outlining the four lines of thought that have been its roots - the logic of Aristotle, the idea of all the parts of mathematics as systems...

Presuppostion & Transcendental Inference

Presuppostion & Transcendental Inference

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Humphrey Palmer
December 04, 2019

Originally published in 1985. This book is about a single famous line of argument, pioneered by Descartes and deployed to full effect by Kant. That argument was meant to refute scepticism once and for all, and make the world safe for science. 'I think, so I exist’ is valid reasoning, but circular...

The Province of Logic: An Interpretation of Certain Parts of Cook Wilson's “Statement and Inference”

The Province of Logic: An Interpretation of Certain Parts of Cook Wilson's “Statement and Inference”

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Richard Robinson
December 04, 2019

Originally published in 1931. This inquiry investigates and develops John Cook Wilson’s view of the province of logic. It bases the study on the posthumous collected papers Statement and Inference. The author seeks to answer questions on the nature of logic using Cook Wilson’s thought. The chapters...

The Logic of Commands

The Logic of Commands

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Nicholas Rescher
December 04, 2019

Originally published in 1966. Professor Rescher’s aim is to develop a "logic of commands" in exactly the same general way which standard logic has already developed a "logic of truth-functional statement compounds" or a "logic of quantifiers". The object is to present a tolerably accurate and...

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