Understanding Symbolic logic. Fifth Edition. Virginia Klenk Minnesota State University Moorhead) Retired. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey library of . Understanding Symbolic Logic has ratings and 9 reviews. This comprehensive introduction presents the fundamentals of symbolic logic clearly, systemat. This comprehensive introduction presents the fundamentals of symbolic logic clearly, systematically, and in a straightforward style accessible to.

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Individuals, Sets, and Properties 3. Symbolizing Truth-functional English Operators. Aside from the detailed explanations, there are numerous examples worked out in the text: I edited my original post to try to explain more clearly what I’m asking for – basically, I can’t figure out how to symbolize the passage’s sentences into a conclusion that can be inferred from the premises via contraposition and CQN.

Share a link to All Resources. This book and more importantly the class, made college educational for me. Published April 1st by Pearson first published March Klenm numerous units I have added material em- phasizing the difference between forms and substitution instances. How would you symbolize that paragraph as a proof from the premise?

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Rules for Identity 2. Proofs in Relational Predicate Logic 2. Table of Contents I. U nderstanding Symbolic Logic, Fifth Edition, is completely reader-friendly. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. There is very little difference between this and the newer version, but it became an issue in our Logic course as there are some newer exercises in the new book.


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klejk CRyan64 rated it really liked it Jul 28, Write a customer review. This subject can be hard to grasp after a while, but I still enjoyed it personally. Southern Illinois University Press. This comprehensive introduction presents the fundamentals of symbolic logic clearly, systematically, and in a straightforward style accessible to readers.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. A four-part organization covers sentential logic, monadic predicate logic, relational predicate logic, and extra credit units that glimpse into alternative methods of logic and more advanced topics. Xinli Wang – – University Readers.

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That may not be true in your course, but the exercises are very good, both in this book and in the new version. The Rules of Existential Symbloic E. The explanatory material for each unit is understsnding into several subsections, each of which has a specific function and covers one relatively small, clearly de- fined topic.

Understanding Symbolic Logic is a comprehensive text that has the tools your students need to truly understand and retain what they have learned.


In Units 7 and 8, I have rearranged some of the early exercise sets on proof construction, so that, for instance, one set understajding only the rules for the horseshoe, the next uses just the horseshoe and conjunction rules, and so on.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Understanding Symbolic Logic Fifth Edition Virginia Klenk Designed for those who have no prior background in logic, philosophy, or mathematics, this comprehensive introduction covers all the symbilic topics of symbolic logic through relational predicate logic with identity.

Understanding Symbolic Logic, 5th Edition

The book provides extremely detailed explanations of procedures and techniques, and was written in the conviction that anyone can thoroughly master its content. This is the older version. Topics broken down into small, manageable segments, with a clear, linear approach.

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