Introducing Logic
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Introducing Logic makes this important discipline accessible to everyone using the series' popular illustrated format. This easy-to-follow guide maps the historical development of logic, explains its symbols and methodology, traces its influence in a variety of disciplines and shows logic in action in our digital age.
Paperback, 176 pages
Published 2001 by Totem Books
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Second time through this book. Intro books with illustrations do a great job piquing my interest about subjects I will probably never have the gumption or time to study formally. I am able to follow this chronological treatment of the field of logic up until the part of the book where Bertrand Russell and Alfred North Whitehead come into view (Early 20th century.) After that the subject area splinters in such a way that the text's treatment the various developments in logic becomes increasingly...more
Mit "Logik" haben sich die Macher der Sachcomic-Reihe auf ein Terrain gewagt, das glatter nur schwer sein könnte. Nicht zuletzt deshalb, weil es in dieser Disziplin stark auf die sprachliche Verarbeitung, auf die Qualität ankommt.

Wie auch alle anderen Teile dieser Reihe ist es ein tolles Übersichtswerk mit teilweise sehr unterhaltsamen Comic-Strips. Das diese nicht nur komödiantischen, sondern eben auch bildenden Wert haben, kann als eine der zentralen Stärken des "Comics" verstanden werden.

The only other book that I've read in this series is Introducing Modernism and this book was just as interesting. I'll have to explore more of this series as time permits.

Lots of history. Definitely a whirlwind tour through the world of logic and I liked how it navigated the intersection of mathematics and philosophy where appropriate.

Not too heavy on the philosophy of logic/mathematics as it left me wanting more, but I think that Introducing books are meant to just pique your interest in a give...more
Collin Horn
Very broad but not deep coverage. Decent introduction to various topics / methods of logic, but with a minimum of analysis or deeper argument. Still, it accomplishes what it sets out to achieve.
So far so good. Should help a bit with my essay arguments
My favorite book in the series. Just terrific.
Mette Kowalski
I absolutely LOVE these series!
Ah. Comic Books.
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