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  1. Why We Argue (And How We Should)

    A Guide to Political Disagreement

    By Scott F. Aikin, Robert B. Talisse

    Why We Argue (And How We Should): A Guide to Political Disagreement presents an accessible and engaging introduction to the theory of argument, with special emphasis on the way argument works in public political debate. The authors develop a view according to which proper argument is necessary for...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Paradoxes from A to Z

    3rd Edition

    By Michael Clark

    Paradoxes from A to Z, Third edition is the essential guide to paradoxes, and takes the reader on a lively tour of puzzles that have taxed thinkers from Zeno to Galileo, and Lewis Carroll to Bertrand Russell. Michael Clark uncovers an array of conundrums, such as Achilles and the Tortoise, Theseus’...

    Published September 20th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Theory of Logical Types

    Monographs in Modern Logic

    By Irving M. Copi

    This reissue, first published in 1971, provides a brief historical account of the Theory of Logical Types; and describes the problems that gave rise to it, its various different formulations (Simple and Ramified), the difficulties connected with each, and the criticisms that have been directed...

    Published July 24th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Critical Thinking

    An Appeal to Reason

    By Peg Tittle

    In Critical Thinking: An Appeal to Reason, Peg Tittle empowers students with a solid grounding in the lifelong skills of considered analysis and argumentation that should underpin every student’s education. Starting with the building blocks of a good argument, this comprehensive new textbook offers...

    Published January 4th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Philosophy of Logic (Routledge Revivals)

    By Hilary Putnam

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1971, Professor Putnam's essay concerns itself with the ontological problem in the philosophy of logic and mathematics - that is, the issue of whether the abstract entities spoken of in logic and mathematics really exist. He also deals with the question of whether or not...

    Published July 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  6. Logic: The Basics

    By Jc Beall

    Series: The Basics

    Logic: The Basics is a hands-on introduction to the philosophically alive field of logical inquiry. Covering both classical and non-classical theories, it presents some of the core notions of logic such as validity, basic connectives, identity, ‘free logic’ and more. This book: introduces some...

    Published March 19th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Introduction to Logic

    2nd Edition

    By Harry J. Gensler

    Introduction to Logic combines likely the broadest scope of any logic textbook available with clear, concise writing and interesting examples and arguments. Its key features, all retained in the Second Edition, include: • simpler ways to test arguments than those available in competing...

    Published January 21st 2010 by Routledge

  8. Simple Formal Logic

    With Common-Sense Symbolic Techniques

    By Arnold vander Nat

    Perfect for students with no background in logic or philosophy, Simple Formal Logic provides a full system of logic adequate to handle everyday and philosophical reasoning. By keeping out artificial techniques that aren’t natural to our everyday thinking process, Simple Formal Logic trains students...

    Published December 16th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Logic

    An Introduction

    By Greg Restall

    Series: Fundamentals of Philosophy

    The methods of logic are essential to an understanding of philosophy and are crucial in the study of mathematics, computing, linguistics and many other subjects. Introducing the major concepts and techniques involved in the study of logic, this authoritative book explores both formal and...

    Published December 13th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Introduction to Logic

    By Harry Gensler

    Introduction to Logic offers one of the most clear, interesting and accessible introductions to what has long been considered one of the most challenging subjects in philosophy. Harry Gensler engages students with the basics of logic through practical examples and important arguments both in the...

    Published December 20th 2001 by Routledge