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Logic DeMYSTiFied

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Publisher Comments:

Making sense of logic just got a whole lot easier!

Logic DeMYSTiFied offers easy-to-understand coverage of this intriguing topic, which spans mathematics, engineering, science, philosophy, debate, political science, and law. This accessible guide contains numerous self-test questions with answer keys, in addition to problems posed and solved in the course of the text. The quiz and test questions are carefully crafted to provide the maximum learning benefit. The book can be used as a self-contained course without an instructor and as a permanent reference for advanced students and professionals.

Logic DeMYSTiFied

  • Teaches how to formulate, identify, and understand sound, logical arguments
  • Helps you understand the basic principles of symbolic logic
  • Shows how to prove mathematical theorems using mathematical induction
  • Explains how to develop a sense of logical intuition
  • Details how scientists develop hypotheses and theories

Hard stuff made easy

Truth Tables; Propositional Logic; Predicate Logic; A Boot Camp for Rigor; Fallacies, Paradoxes, and Revelations; Strategies for Proofs; Boolean Algebra; The Logic of Sets; The Logic of Machines; Reality Remystified; Final Exam; Answers to Quiz, Test, and Exam Questions

About the Author

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Tony Boutelle is a reviewer for the consulting firm RSM McGladrey. He has many years' experience as a proofreader and technical reviewer and has reviewed several books written by Stan Gibilisco in the Demystified and Know-It-All series.

Stan Gibilisco is a technical writer and editor with more than 30 years of experience. He has authored or co-authored more than 50 books, inclulding the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing which was named as a "Best Reference of 1996" by the ALA.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Truth Tables; Chapter 2. Propositional Logic; Chapter 3. Predicate Logic; Chapter 4. A Boot Camp for Rigor; Chapter 5. Fallacies, Paradoxes, and Revelations; Chapter 6. Strategies for Proofs; Chapter 7. Boolean Algebra; Chapter 8. The Logic of Sets; Chapter 9. The Logic of Machines; Chapter 10. Reality Remystified; Final Exam; Answers to Quiz, Test, and Exam Questions; Suggested Additional Reading and Reference

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071701297
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional
Subject:
Philosophy : Logic
Author:
Boutelle, Tony
Author:
Gibilisco, Stan
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
October 2010
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
394

Related Subjects

Humanities » Philosophy » General
Humanities » Philosophy » Logic
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Foundations and Logic
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Logic and Philosophy

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