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Logic by Wilfrid Hodges

Logic (1977)

by Wilfrid Hodges

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If a man supports Arsenal one day and Spurs the next then he is fickle but not necessarily illogical. From this starting point, and assuming no previous knowledge of logic, Wilfrid Hodges takes the reader through the whole gamut of logical expressions in a simple and lively way. Readers who are more mathematically adventurous will find optional sections introducing rather more challenging material. 'A lively and stimulating book' Philosophy… (more)



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A symbolic and mathematical approach to justifying arguments. Hodges seeks to be original, but fails. Not engaging or immediately helpful. If you can't sleep, give it a shot. ( )
  chriszodrow | Aug 21, 2013 |
Much more interesting than I thought it would be, this is an introduction to Logic, not just mathematical logic. In other words, the most interesting part of this beginner book is the exposition of the relation between language and logic. While I didn't do the exercises, I did find it valuable to read and think about them.
  hmessing | May 10, 2012 |
Generally all adds up... ( )
  jontseng | Apr 14, 2008 |
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