Introduction to Logic: Pearson New International Edition, 14th Edition

By Irving M. Copi, Carl Cohen, Kenneth McMahon

Published by Routledge

Published Date: Nov 11, 2010

Description

Introduction to Logic is a proven textbook that has been honed through the collaborative efforts of many scholars over the last five decades.  Its scrupulous attention to detail and precision in exposition and explanation is matched by the greatest accuracy in all associated detail.  In addition, it continues to capture student interest through its personalized human setting and current examples. The 14th Edition of Introduction to Logic, written by Copi, Cohen & McMahon, is dedicated to the many thousands of students and their teachers - at hundreds of universities in the United States and around the world - who have used its fundamental methods and techniques of correct reasoning in their everyday lives.

Table of Contents

Foreward

Preface

Acknowledgments

PART I  LOGIC AND LAGUAGE

SECTION A  REASONING

Chapter 1     Basic Logical Concepts

Chapter 2    Analyzing Arguments

SECTION B INFORMAL LOGIC

Chapter 3    Language and Definitions

Chapter 4      Fallacies

Part II  Deduction

Section A    Classical Logic

Chapter 5      Categorical Propositions

Chapter 6      Categorical Syllogisms

Appendix: Deduction of the Fifteen Valid Forms of the Categorical Syllogism

Chapter 7      Syllogisms in Ordinary Language

Section B    Modern Logic

Chapter 8      Symbolic Logic

Chapter 9      Methods of Deduction

Chapter 10     Quantification Theory

Part III  Induction

Section A    Analogy and Causation

Chapter 11       Analogical Reasoning

Chapter 12     Causal Reasoning

Section B    Science and Probability

Chapter 13       Science and Hypothesis

Chapter 14     Probability

Appendix

Solutions to Selected Exercises

Glossary/Index

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