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Sweet Reason: A Field Guide to Modern Logic

Tom Tymoczko, Jim Henle Springer Science & Business Media, Apr 8, 2004 - Mathematics - 644 pages 0 Reviews A revolutionary, introductory text for courses on modern logic. While the basic rudiments of formal and informal logical are all clearly described here, it also focuses students on the real world, where the discipline of logic adds substance and meaning to all kinds of human discourse. Everything from puzzles, paradoxes, and mathematical proofs, to campaign debate excerpts, government regulations, and cartoons are used to show how logic is put to work by philosophers, mathematicians, advertisers, computer scientists, politicians, and others. As the book alternately discusses, instructs, questions, teases, and challenges, readers will find themselves absorbing the fundamentals of the discipline, becoming fluent in the language of logic, understanding how logic works in the real world, and enjoying logic's ability to entertain, surprise, subvert, and enlighten. Preview this book »

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Table of Contents
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MoreIX 75 X 76 XI 80 XII 84 XIII 90 XIV 93 XV 135 XVI 136 XVII 138 XVIII 142 XIX 144 XX 183 XXI 184 XXII 189 XXIII 193 XXIV 196 XXXIII 279 XXXIV 287 XXXV 292 XXXVI 333 XXXVII 334 XXXVIII 337 XXXIX 343 XL 393 XLI 394 XLII 399 XLIII 404 XLIV 449 XLV 450 XLVI 458 XLVII 468 Copyright

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Sweet Reason: A Field Guide to Modern Logic
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References to this book

In Defense of Informal Logic
D.S. Levi
Limited preview - 2000
Logik - Faszination der Klarheit: Bd. 2
Reinhard Kamitz
No preview available - 2007

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Title Sweet Reason: A Field Guide to Modern Logic
Textbooks in Mathematical Sciences Authors Tom Tymoczko, Jim Henle Edition illustrated, reprint Publisher Springer Science & Business Media, 2004 ISBN 0387989307, 9780387989303 Length 644 pages Subjects Mathematics  › Logic

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