Introduction to Logic: Propositional Logic, Revised Edition
An introduction to propositional logic (specifically, proofs, truth tables, and truth trees) that uses examples culled from newspapers, magazines, television, etc. in an attempt to show students how to assess the worth of arguments. The CD-ROM contains Proplogic 1.0, a tutorial program that illustr
Paperback, 276 pages
Published October 27th 1999 by Pearson
(first published February 1984)
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Great text. I used this in an Introductory Formal Logic course (along with Pospesel's text on Predicate Logic), housed in the Philosophy department. I came from a Mathematics background, so I found most of the exercises very simple and at times boring, yet for the most part they were fun to complete, and there are a number of genuinely difficult problems throughout. This text is especially helpful in that it has many "real-world", practical examples to think through, as opposed to being a purely...more