Philosophy - Logic

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How to Do Things with Words

J. L. Austin

2018 Reprint of 1962 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition software. Reprint of the First Edition. John L. Austin was a British philosopher of language and leading proponent of ordina...

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Published: Oct 2018

The Duck That Won the Lottery: And 99...

Julian Baggini

From the author of the "hugely entertaining"(Publishers Weekly) The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten, lessons in debunking the faulty arguments we hear every dayThis latest book from the pop philosophy author of The Pig That Wants to Be Eat...

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Published: Apr 2009

The Categories

Aristotle

The Categories (Greek Κατηγορίαι Katēgoriai; Latin Categoriae) is a text from Aristotle's Organon that enumerates all the possible kinds of things that can be the subject or the predicate of a proposition. They are "pe...

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Published: Oct 2019

Logic Made Easy: How to Know When Lan...

Deborah J. Bennett

"The best introduction to logic you will find."—Martin Gardner"Professor Bennett entertains as she instructs," writes Publishers Weekly about the penetrating yet practical Logic Made Easy. This brilliantly clear and gratifyingly co...

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Published: Jul 2005

Paradox

Margaret Cuonzo

Thinkers have been fascinated by paradox since long before Aristotle grappled with Zeno's. In this volume in The MIT Press Essential Knowledge series, Margaret Cuonzo explores paradoxes and the strategies used to solve them. She finds...

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Published: Apr 2014

Master Your Mind: Critical-Thinking E...

Marcel Danesi

Sharpen critical thinking skills and power your brain—for life\r\n \n\nThink of your mind like a muscle. It must be exercised regularly to get stronger—and for you to get smarter. Master Your Mind will get your brain in shap...

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Published: Sep 2020

A Concise Introduction to Logic

Craig Delancey

A Concise Introduction to Logic is an introduction to formal logic suitable for undergraduates taking a general education course in logic or critical thinking, and is accessible and useful to any interested in gaining a basic understa...

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Published: Jun 2017

Clear and Present Thinking, Second Ed...

Charlene Elsby

This is the second edition of the popular, low-cost, college-level textbook in logic and critical thinking. Covering topics like worldviews, formal and informal logic, science, reasonable doubt, propaganda, fake news, and the history ...

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Published: Jan 2019

The Little Logic Book

Lee Hardy

Written by four members of the Calvin College philosophy department, The Little Logic Book is a valuable resource for teachers and undergraduate students of philosophy. In addition to providing clear introductions to the modes of reas...

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Published: Sep 2013

Think: Why You Should Question Everyt...

Guy P. Harrison

This accessible and introductory guide to critical thinking will help you  think like a scientist, learn to question everything, and understand how your own brain can trip you up.  This fresh and exciting approach to science, skept...

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Published: Nov 2013

Truth as Conceived by Those Who Are N...

Arne Ness (Naess)

Arne Ness (Naess) (1912-2009) shows with careful questioning of people who are not professional philosophers that there is no single common notion of truth, and indeed the variety of views that philosophers hold on truth are held by m...

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Published: Jan 2014

The Miniature Guide to Critical Think...

Richard Paul

This powerful book introduces core critical thinking concepts and principles as an empowering problem-solving framework for every profession, course of study, and indeed every area of life. The Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking Con...

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Published: Oct 2019

Euthydemus

Plato

Euthydemus, written c. 384 BC, is a dialogue by Plato which satirizes what Plato presents as the logical fallacies of the Sophists. In it, Socrates describes to his friend Crito a visit he and various youths paid to two brothers, Euth...

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Published: Nov 2019

Theaetetus

Plato

The Theaetetus is one of Plato's dialogues concerning the nature of knowledge, written circa 369 BCE. In this dialogue, Socrates and Theaetetus discuss three definitions of knowledge: knowledge as nothing but perception, knowl...

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Published: Aug 2018

Straight and Crooked Thinking

Thouless

This new edition of a timeless classic demonstrates how the use of clear, rational thinking and logic can win any argument, however emotionally charged the topic in question. It describes the typical flaws of reasoning in argument and...

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Published: Sep 2011

Mastering Logical Fallacies: The Defi...

Michael Withey

"If I have learned anything in ten years of formal debating, it is that arguments are no different: without a good understanding of the rules and tactics, you are likely to do poorly and be beaten."―HENRY ZHANG, President ...

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Published: Jun 2016

Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

Ludwig Wittgenstein

In this 1921 opus, Wittgenstein defined the object of philosophy as the logical clarification of thoughts and proposed the solution to most philosophic problems by means of a critical method of linguistic analysis. Beginning with the ...

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Published: Jan 1998

Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (Chiro...

Ludwig Wittgenstein

THE TRACTATUS LOGICO-PHILOSOPHICUS is the only book-length philosophical work published by the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein in his lifetime. The project had a broad aim - to identify the relationship between language and r...

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Published: Jan 2016
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