Schaum's Easy Outline of Logic, Revised Edition

Schaum's Easy Outline of Logic, Revised Edition

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Overview

If you are looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview, turn to Schaum's Easy Outlines!

Schaum's Easy Outline of Logic is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused review of the topic. With an emphasis on clarity and brevity, it features a streamlined and updated format and the absolute essence of the subject, presented in a concise and readily understandable form. Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give you quick pointers to the essentials.


  • Expert tips for mastering logic
  • Last-minute essentials to pass the course
  • Complements or supplements the major Logic textbooks
  • Appropriate for the following courses: Introduction to Formal Logic, Informal Logic, Logic Programming, Algebra
  • Complete course content in easy-to-follow outline form
  • Hundreds of solved problems for effective test preparation

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071777537
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 08/17/2011
Series: Schaum's Easy Outlines Series
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,226,110
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

JOHN NOLT is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he has taught since receiving his doctorate from Ohio State University in 1978. He is the author of Informal Logic: Possible Worlds and Imagination and numerous articles on logic, metaphysics, and the philosophy of mathematics.

DENNIS ROHATYN received his Ph.D. from Fordham University and is Professor of Philosophy at the University of San Diego, where he has taught since 1977. He is the author of , and many other works. He is a regular symposiast on critical thinking at national and regional conferences. In 1987 he founded the Society for Orwellian Studies.

ACHILLE VARZI received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto and is Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, New York. His works include Holes and Other Superficialities and Fifty Years of Events: An Annotated Bibliography (both with Roberto Casati) and numerous articles on logic, formal semantics, and analytic metaphysics.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Argument Structure 1

Chapter 2 Argument Evaluation 11

Chapter 3 Propositional Logic 21

Chapter 4 The Propositional Calculus 42

Chapter 5 The Logic of Categorical Statements 55

Chapter 6 Predicate Logic 72

Chapter 7 The Predicate Calculus 97

Chapter 8 Fallacies 111

Chapter 9 Inductive Reasoning 127

Index 145

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