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Truth-Functional Logic (Paperback): J.A. Faris

Truth-Functional Logic (Paperback)

J.A. Faris

Series: Routledge Library Editions: Logic

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Originally published in 1962. This book gives an account of the concepts and methods of a basic part of logic. In chapter I elementary ideas, including those of truth-functional argument and truth-functional validity, are explained. Chapter II begins with a more comprehensive account of truth-functionality; the leading characteristics of the most important monadic and dyadic truth-functions are described, and the different notations in use are set forth. The main part of the book describes and explains three different methods of testing truth-functional aguments and agument forms for validity: the truthtable method, the deductive method and the method of normal forms; for the benefit mainly of readers who have not acquired in one way or another a general facility in the manipulation of symbols some of the procedures have been described in rather more detail than is common in texts of this kind. In the final chapter the author discusses and rejects the view, based largely on the so called paradoxes of material implication, that truth-functional logic is not applicable in any really important way to arguments of ordinary discourse.


Imprint: Routledge
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Logic
Release date: March 2021
First published: 1962
Authors: J.A. Faris
Dimensions: 198 x 129mm (L x W)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 126
ISBN-13: 978-0-367-42612-5
Categories: Books > Humanities > Philosophy > Topics in philosophy > Logic
Books > Science & Mathematics > Mathematics > Mathematical foundations > Mathematical logic
Books > Philosophy > Topics in philosophy > Logic
LSN: 0-367-42612-9
Barcode: 9780367426125

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