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Deductive logic

Hugues Leblanc

Deductive logic

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Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Logic

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Hugues Leblanc and William A. Wisdom.
    ContributionsWisdom, William A., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBC71 .L38
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 367 p.
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5702238M
    LC Control Number70132801


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About the Book. Fundamental Methods of Logic is suitable for a one-semester introduction to logic/critical reasoning course. It covers a variety of topics at an introductory level. Chapter Deductive logic book introduces basic notions, such as arguments and explanations, validity and soundness, deductive and inductive reasoning; it also covers basic analytical techniques, such Deductive logic book distinguishing premises from 5/5(2).

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Deductive logic book Mill, who defines it as "a portion of discourse in which a predicate is affirmed or denied of a subject" (Logic, Book 1., chap. § 1.), proceeds to inquire into the import of propositions (Book 1., chap.

v.), and finds three classes of them: (a) those in which one proper name is predicated of another; and of these Hobbes's Nominalist.

Deductive and Inductive Logic. Arguments take two basic forms—deductive (general to specific) and inductive (specific to general). Each has its uses, and they work best in tandem. Deductive Reasoning. A deductive argument begins with a general rule and moves toward a specific case.

Deductive reasoning, also deductive logic, is the process of reasoning from one or more statements (premises) to reach a logically certain conclusion. Deductive reasoning goes in the same direction as that of the conditionals, and links premises with all premises are true, the terms are clear, and the rules of deductive logic are followed, then the conclusion reached is.

Deductive reasoning should be distinguished from logic. Deductive reasoning is a psychological process. In contrast, logic does not describe a psychological process. Logic is the abstract theory of the logical consequence relation, the relation that specifies what follows from Size: 33KB.

In this, Deductive Logic fills a real lacuna in logic-instruction and avoids the common pedagogical pitfalls of instruction via the tree method, where students find it rather mysterious why and how the method really works.

The book is written in a clear and lively style and contains numerous exercises of varying degrees of. Description of the book "Deductive Logic": This text provides a straightforward, lively but rigorous, introduction to truth-functional and predicate logic, complete with lucid examples and incisive exercises, for which Warren Goldfarb is renowned.

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If there be added to the foregoing Watts’s Logic, Thomson’s Outlines of the Laws of Thought, Bain’s Deductive Logic, Jevons’s Studies in Deductive Logic and Principles of Science, Bradley’s Principles of Logic, Abbott’s Elements of Logic, Walker’s edition of Murray, Ray’s.

Deductive Logics In this chapter and the next we will study two deductive logics—two approaches to evaluating deductive arguments. The first, which is the subject of the present chapter, was developed by Aristotle nearly 2, years ago, and we’ll refer to it simply as Aristotelian Logic; the second, the subject of the next chapter, has roots nearly as ancient as Aristotle’s but.

Deductive research approach explores a known theory or phenomenon and tests if that theory is valid in given circumstances.

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This hypothesis is put to the test by confronting it with. Henceforth, by ‘logic’ I mean deductive logic. Logic investigates inferences in terms of the arguments that represent them. Recall that an argument is a collection of statements (declarative sentences), one of which is designated as the conclusion, and the remainder of which are designated as the Size: KB.

Deductive reasoning was first described by the ancient Greek philosophers such as Aristotle. Inductive reasoning is the process of reasoning from the specific to the general.

Inductive reasoning is supported by inductive logic, for example: From specific propositions such as: This raven is a black bird. This rifle recoils when it is fired.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Leblanc, Hugues, Deductive logic. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, © (OCoLC) Material Type. The deductive approach begins with a theory, developing hypotheses from that theory, and then collecting and analyzing data to test those hypotheses.

Inductive and deductive approaches to research can be employed together for a more complete understanding of the topic that a Author: Matthew DeCarlo. Chapter One of The Little Logic Book can be sent to [email protected] Exercise Bank for Chapter One: Deductive Logic (Posted January, ) Arguments,ations.

Arguments are sets of statements consisting of both a conclusion and premises intended to support the Size: KB. Deductive reasoning, strictly speaking, involves arguments whereby, if the premises are true, then the conclusions must also be a deductive argument, the conclusions flow directly from the premises given (Walton,p.

).Or, as Lee et al. (, p. 2) describe it, In deductive logic, a conclusion follows inescapably from one or more of the premises. This book is dominated in every way by Barwise and Etchemendy's "Language, Proof, and Logic"; there is simply no excuse for using this trash.

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About this Item: Wentworth Press 3/1/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. A Text-Book of Deductive Logic. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller 1. DEDUCTIVE LOGIC BY ST. GEORGE STOCK, M.A. PEMBROKE COLLEGE, OXFORD PREFACE.

One critic, who was kind enough to look at this book in manuscript, recommended me to abandon the design of Publishing it, on the ground that my logic was too like all other logics; another suggested to me to cut out a considerable amount of new matter. The latter advice I1/6.

Deductive logic explores deductively valid reasoning, the most secure kind of reasoning. A mathematical proof is deductively valid reasoning. Inductive reasoning, by contrast, is about less secure reasoning from the circumstantial evidence of the lawyer, the documentary evidence of the historian, the statistical evidence of the economist, and.

Deductive logic is concerned with the structure of the argument more than the argument's content. In a deductive argument, one states that premise A and premise B are true, and therefore, conclusion C is also true.

Outside of philosophy, geometry proofs are a type of deductive logic. In fact, the structure can be seen clearly using simple numbers. He was Professor of Philosophy at University College London. His works include: The Theory of Logic (), Logic: Deductive and Inductive (), The Metaphysics of Nature (), Natural and Social Morals (), The Origin of Man and of His Superstitions () and Man and His Superstitions ().

This book first takes the reader step by step through the basics of logic and logic programming using numerous examples and exercises to illustrate each concept.

It then surveys developments in deductive databases, with special attention to query optimization and integrity constraints.

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“Exploring the consequences of our hypotheses” means exploring the deductive consequences of our hypotheses. Criticism proceeds by deducing some conclusion, showing that it is not true (because it does not square with experience, experiment.

If there be added to the foregoing Watts's Logic, Thomson's Outlines of the Laws of Thought, Bain's Deductive Logic, Jevons's Studies in Deductive Logic and Principles of Science, Bradley's Principles of Logic, Abbott's Elements of Logic, Walker's edition of Murray, Ray's Text-book of Deductive Logic, and Weatherley's Rudiments of Logic, I.

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