by Greg Restall
Greg Restall's Logic provides concise introductions to propositional and first-order predicate logic while showing how formal logic intersects with substantial philosophical issues such as vagueness, conditionals, relevance, propositional attitudes, and opaque contents. The author also examines the ideas behind modal logic, free logic, and other non-standard logics and dis...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published February 2nd 2006 by McGill-Queen's University Press
(first published March 15th 2004)
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A really interesting book, I can see how an understanding of formal logic can be an asset in verbal or written discourse. However, the latter half of the section on Propositional Logic becomes uncear when it begins to discuss 'truth trees', I'm still a little unclear as to how they work after reading the chapters regarding them.