DescriptionA Concise Introduction to Logic is an introduction to formal logic suitable for undergraduates taking a general education course in logic or critical thinking/ and is accessible and useful to any interested in gaining a basic understanding of logic. This text takes the unique approach of teaching logic through intellectual history; the author uses examples from important and celebrated arguments in philosophy to illustrate logical principles. The text also includes a basic introduction to findings of advanced logic. As indicators of where the student could go next with logic/ the book closes with an overview of advanced topics/ such as the axiomatic method/ set theory/ Peano arithmetic/ and modal logic. Throughout/ the text uses brief/ concise chapters that readers will find easy to read and to review.
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