Precision, Language and Logic - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080196503, 9781483145433

Precision, Language and Logic

1st Edition

Authors: F. H. George
eBook ISBN: 9781483145433
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1977
Page Count: 228
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Precision, Language and Logic is a three-part book that first presents ideas in basic logic and clear thinking. Part II is concerned with the application of logic and other methods of precision to everyday discourse and also to the sciences and other disciplines such as law and economics. The last part of the book discusses a formalization of the sciences. This book will be useful as a text to guide people in the main ingredients of clear thinking and logical discussion.

Table of Contents


Part I Some Basic Logic

Chapter 1 A Background to Logic

Chapter 2 Propositions and the Syllogism

Chapter 3 First Steps in Symbolic Logic

Chapter 4 The Propositional Calculus

Chapter 5 Properties of the Propositional Calculus

Chapter 6 The Functional and Predicate Calculus

Part II Logic, Probability and Philosophy

Chapter 7 Scientific Method

Chapter 8 Induction and Hypothesis Formation

Chapter 9 Probability and Statistics

Chapter 10 Language and Philosophy

Chapter 11 Epistemology

Chapter 12 A Pragmatic Theory of Behavior

Part III Formalization

Chapter 13 Applied Logic

Chapter 14 Formalization

Chapter 15 Automata Theory

Chapter 16 A Neural Net Approach to Pragmatic Theory

Chapter 17 Hierarchical Nets


Additional References

Author Index

Subject Index


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