The A to Z of Logic (The A to Z Guide Series 169)

The A to Z of Logic (The A to Z Guide Series 169)

By: Harry J. Gensler (author)Paperback

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The A to Z of Logic introduces the central concepts of the field in a series of brief, non-technical, cross-referenced dictionary entries. The 352 alphabetically arranged entries give a clear, basic introduction to a very broad range of logical topics. Entries can be found on deductive systems, such as propositional logic, modal logic, deontic logic, temporal logic, set theory, many-valued logic, mereology, and paraconsistent logic. Similarly, there are entries on topics relating to those previously mentioned such as negation, conditionals, truth tables, and proofs. Historical periods and figures are also covered, including ancient logic, medieval logic, Buddhist logic, Aristotle, Ockham, Boole, Frege, Russell, Goedel, and Quine.

About Author

Harry J. Gensler, S.J. has been teaching logic for over three decades, most recently at John Carroll University, where he is professor of philosophy. He has written extensively on logic and also developed a very popular computer program for learning logic called LogiCola.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780810875968
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 354
  • ID: 9780810875968
  • weight: 485
  • ISBN10: 0810875969

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