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A Concise Introduction to Logic Edition 13 by Patrick J. Hurley EBOOK PDF Instant Download

Brief Contents
Contents
Preface
Why Study Logic?
Part I: Informational Logic
Ch 1: Basic Concepts
1.1 Arguments, Premises, and Conclusions
1.2 Recognizing Arguments
1.3 Deduction and Induction
1.4 Validity, Truth, Soundness, Strength, Cogency
1.5 Argument Forms: Proving Invalidity
1.6 Extended Arguments
Ch 2: Language: Meaning and Definition
2.1 Varieties of Meaning
2.2 The Intension and Extension of Terms
2.3 Definitions and Their Purposes
2.4 Definitional Techniques
2.5 Criteria for Lexical Definitions
Ch 3: Informal Fallacies
3.1 Fallacies in General
3.2 Fallacies of Relevance
3.3 Fallacies of Weak Induction
3.4 Fallacies of Presumption, Ambiguity, and Illicit Transference
3.5 Fallacies in Ordinary Language
Part II: Formal Logic
Ch 4: Categorical Propositions
4.1 The Components of Categorical Propositions
4.2 Quality, Quantity, and Distribution
4.3 Venn Diagrams and the Modern Square of Opposition
4.4 Conversion, Obversion, and Contraposition
4.5 The Traditional Square of Opposition
4.6 Venn Diagrams and the Traditional Standpoint
4.7 Translating Ordinary Language Statements into Categorical Form
Ch 5: Categorical Syllogisms
5.1 Standard Form, Mood, and Figure
5.2 Venn Diagrams
5.3 Rules and Fallacies
5.4 Reducing the Number of Terms
5.5 Ordinary Language Arguments
5.6 Enthymemes
5.7 Sorites
Ch 6: Propositional Logic
6.1 Symbols and Translation
6.2 Truth Functions
6.3 Truth Tables for Propositions
6.4 Truth Tables for Arguments
6.5 Indirect Truth Tables
6.6 Argument Forms and Fallacies
Ch 7: Natural Deduction in Propositional Logic
7.1 Rules of Implication I
7.2 Rules of Implication II
7.3 Rules of Replacement I
7.4 Rules of Replacement II
7.5 Conditional Proof
7.6 Indirect Proof
7.7 Proving Logical Truths
Ch 8: Predicate Logic
8.1 Symbols and Translation
8.2 Using the Rules of Inference
8.3 Quantifier Negation Rule
8.3 Quantifier Negation Rule
8.4 Conditional and Indirect Proof
8.5 Proving Invalidity
8.6 Relational Predicates and Overlapping Quantifiers
8.7 Identity
Part III: Inductive Logic
Ch 9: Analogy and Legal and Moral Reasoning
9.1 Analogical Reasoning
9.2 Legal Reasoning
9.3 Moral Reasoning
Ch 10: Causality and Mill’s Methods
10.1 “Cause” and Necessary and Sufficient Conditions
10.2 Mill’s Five Methods
10.3 Mill’s Methods and Science
Ch 11: Probability
11.1 Theories of Probability
11.2 The Probability Calculus
Ch 12: Statistical Reasoning
12.1 Evaluating Statistics
12.2 Samples
12.3 The Meaning of “Average”
12.4 Dispersion
12.5 Graphs and Pictograms
12.6 Percentages
Ch 13: Hypothetical/Scientific Reasoning
13.1 The Hypothetical Method
13.2 Hypothetical Reasoning: Four Examples from Science
13.3 The Proof of Hypotheses
13.4 The Tentative Acceptance of Hypotheses
Ch 14: Science and Superstition
14.1 Distinguishing between Science and Superstition
14.2 Evidentiary Support
14.3 Objectivity
14.4 Integrity
14.5 Concluding Remarks