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Elementary Logic

Revised Edition

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$31.00 • £24.95 • €28.00

ISBN 9780674244511

Publication Date: 10/15/1980

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144 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Preface to the Revised Edition
  • Preface to the 1941 Edition
    • 1. Introduction
  • I. Statement Composition
    • 2. Truth Values
    • 3. Conjunction
    • 4. Denial
    • 5. ‘Or’
    • 6. ‘But,’ ‘although,’ ‘unless’
    • 7. ‘If’
    • 8. General and Subjunctive Conditionals
    • 9. ‘Because,’ ‘hence,’ ‘that’
    • 10. Reduction to Conjunction and Denial
    • 11. Grouping
    • 12. Verbal Cues to Grouping
    • 13. Paraphrasing Inward
  • II. Truth-Functional Transformations
    • 14. Substitution in Truth-Functional Schemata
    • 15. Instances
    • 16. Equivalent Schemata
    • 17. Truth-Functional Equivalence
    • 18. Replacement
    • 19. Transformation
    • 20. Proofs of Equivalence
    • 21. Alternation and Duality
    • 22. Normal Schemata
    • 23. Validity
    • 24. Truth-Functional Truth
    • 25. Inconsistency and Truth-Functional Falsity
    • 26. Implication between Schemata
    • 27. Truth-Functional Implication
  • III. Quantification
    • 28. ‘Something’
    • 29. Quantifiers
    • 30. Variables and Open Sentences
    • 31. Variants of ‘Some’
    • 32. ‘Some’ Restricted
    • 33. ‘No’
    • 34. ‘Every’
    • 35. Variants of ‘Every’
    • 36. Persons
    • 37. Times and Places
    • 38. Quantification in Context
  • IV. Quantificational Inference
    • 39. Quantificational Schemata
    • 40. Predicates
    • 41. Restraints on Introducing
    • 42. Substitution Extended
    • 43. Validity Extended
    • 44. Equivalence Extended
    • 45. Inconsistency Proofs
    • 46. Logical Arguments
    • 47. Identity and Singular Terms
    • 48. Membership
  • Index

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