9780155056053

Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking

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    9780155056053

  • ISBN10:

    0155056050

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/17/2001
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

1. Introduction to Arguments. 2. Paying Special Attention to the Language of Arguments. 3. Deductive Arguments, Inductive Arguments, Fallacies. 4. A Closer Look at Inductive Arguments. 5. Causal Arguments. 6. Probabilities and Inductive Logic. 7. Confirmation of Hypotheses. 8. Deductive Reasoning--Sentential Logic. 9. Categorical Syllogisms. 10. Arguments in Which Validity Depends on Relationships. Appendix 1 Proof Method for Truth-Functional Logic. Appendix 2: Index of Fallacies. Bibliography. Solutions to Odd-numbered Exercises. Index.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Arguments
2. Paying Special Attention to the Language of Arguments
3. Deductive Arguments, Inductive Arguments, Fallacies
4. A Closer Look at Inductive Arguments
5. Causal Arguments
6. Probabilities and Inductive Logic
7. Confirmation of Hypotheses
8. Deductive Reasoning--Sentential Logic
9. Categorical Syllogisms
10. Arguments in Which Validity Depends on Relationships
Appendix 1 Proof Method for Truth-Functional Logic
Appendix 2: Index of Fallacies
Bibliography
Solutions to Odd-numbered Exercises
Index

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