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Elementary formal logic

C. L. Hamblin

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Published
**1967**
by Methuen in London
.

Written in English

- Logic.

**Edition Notes**

Originally published, Melbourne, Hicks, Smith, 1966.

Statement | [by] C. L. Hamblin. |

Series | Methuen general studies books |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | BC71 .H18 1967 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 182 p. |

Number of Pages | 182 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5640424M |

LC Control Number | 68070699 |

Quine's "Elementary Logic", despite its brevity, is notable for its scope and rigor. It provides a single strand of simple techniques for the central business of modern logic. Basic formal concepts are explained, the paraphrasing of words into symbols is treated at some length, and a testing procedure is given for truth-function logic along Pages: Introduction: What Is Logic? 1 Part 1. Elementary Logic 5 Chapter 1. Sentential Logic 7 0. Introduction 7 1. Sentences of Sentential Logic 8 2. Truth Assignments 11 3. Logical Consequence 13 4. Compactness 17 5. Formal Deductions 19 6. Exercises 20 20 Chapter 2. First-Order Logic 23 0. Introduction 23 1. Formulas of First Order Logic 24 2 File Size: KB.

Enderton's "Mathematical Introduction to Logic" [1] is one of the best books I've ever read not just one of the best math books, one of the best books. There's a very clear, simple presentation of propositional and first-order logic, from the. You are reading this book. This is a logic book.:_: You are a logic student. This is not a terrible argument. Most people who read this book are logic students. Yet, it is possible for someone besides a logic student to read this book. If your roommate picked up the book and thumbed through it, they would not immediately become a logic student.

The class is likely to involve you learning at least two formal languages: the language of propositional logic and that of predicate logic (predicate takes everything you already did in propositional, and adds some more things). You may also spend some time at the start on logic in a natural language, English, looking at things like fallacies. Elementary Logic A course in contemporary formal (symbolic) logic covering both propositional and predicate logic with identity. Students will learn to translate arguments into symbolic notation and then test validity using natural-deduction proof procedures, truth tables, truth trees, and counter examples.

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This book is a comprehensive introduction to formal logic. Although it does not have an index, the table of contents is sufficient to provide the reader with an idea of where to find various topics.

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Elementary Formal Logic: A Programmed Course. 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 of the syllogism, the logic of. Forty years ago W. Quine published his "Elementary Logic" and set some standards in Logic.

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Most philosophy departments, and many maths departments too, teach little or no serious logic. The aim of this book is to provide an exposition of elementary formal logic.

The course, which is primarily intended for first-year students who have no previous knowledge of the subject, forms a working basis for more advanced reading and is presented in such a way as to be intelligible to the layman.

The nature of logic is examined with the gradual introduction of worked samples. Much revised since its first appearance inW. Quine's Elementary Logic, despite its brevity, is notable for its scope and rigor.

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