The Logic Book
This outstanding book is a leading text for symbolic or formal logic courses. All techniques and concepts are presented with clear, comprehensive explanations and numerous, carefully constructed examples. Its flexible organization (all chapters are complete and self-contained) allows instructors the freedom to cover the topics they want in the order they choose.
Hardcover, 672 pages
Published September 26th 2003 by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua
(first published October 28th 1990)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-30 of 142)
Dec 15, 2008 Stryker rated it 2 of 5 stars · review of another edition
I know there are only so many ways to present formal logic to students, but this book is no substitute for a good instructor. It's calculations and formulas are precise, but its explanations are extremely wordy. What takes this book three or four chapters to explain could easily be explained by an articulate logician in about ten minutes. Still, it can be a very handy reference, so I may shelf it for future use.