Logic and Critical Thinking

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    Formal Logic

    Formal Logic is an undergraduate text suitable for introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses in symbolic logic. The book’s nine chapters offer thorough coverage of truth-functional…

  • An Introduction to Logic – Second Edition

    In lively and readable prose, Arthur presents a new approach to the study of logic, one that seeks to integrate methods of argument analysis developed…

  • For the Sake of Argument

    Academic philosophy can be puzzling to newcomers. The conventions, terms, and expectations entrenched among philosophers aren’t always clear from the outside. Why are philosophers so…

  • Is That a Fact? – Second Edition

    How much should we trust the polls on the latest electoral campaign? When a physician tells us that a diagnosis of cancer is 90% certain…

  • Critical Thinking – Concise Edition

    Critical Thinking is a comprehensive introduction to the essential skills of good reasoning, refined and updated through seven editions published over more than two decades.…

  • Critical Thinking: An Introduction to the Basic Skills – Canadian Seventh Edition

    Critical Thinking is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the essential skills of good reasoning, written by Canadian authors for Canadian readers. The book includes…

  • Critical Thinking: An Introduction to the Basic Skills – American Seventh Edition

    Critical Thinking is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the essential skills of good reasoning. The authors provide a thorough treatment of such central topics…

  • The Logic of Our Language

    The Logic of Our Language teaches the practical and everyday application of formal logic. Rather than overwhelming the reader with abstract theory, Jackson and McLeod…

  • An Introduction to Metalogic

    An Introduction to Metalogic is a uniquely accessible introduction to the metatheory of first-order predicate logic. No background knowledge of logic is presupposed, as the…

  • How to Think Critically

    Jeff McLaughlin’s How to Think Critically begins with the premise that we are all, every day, engaged in critical thinking. But as we may develop…

  • Arguing with People

    Arguing with People brings developments from the field of Argumentation Theory to bear on critical thinking in a clear and accessible way. This book expands…

  • Making Up Your Mind – Revised Edition

    Making Up Your Mind is oriented toward the writing of arguments. It gives students techniques that they can use to better understand, organize, and present…

  • An Introduction to Logical Theory

    This book reclaims logic as a branch of philosophy, offering a self-contained and complete introduction to the three traditional systems of classical logic (term, sentence,…

  • What Should I Believe?

    This book is unique in its treatment of critical thinking not as a body of knowledge but instead as a subject for critical reflection. The…

  • More Precisely

    More Precisely provides a rigorous and engaging introduction to the mathematics necessary to do philosophy. It is impossible to fully understand much of the most…

  • Essentials of Symbolic Logic – Third Edition

    The third edition of Essentials of Symbolic Logic is a concise and clearly written introduction to the topic. Based on years of use in colleges…

  • Proof and Consequence

    Proof and Consequence is a rigorous, elegant introduction to classical first-order natural deductive logic; it provides an accurate and accessible first course in the study…

  • Introducing Symbolic Logic

    This accessible, SHORT introduction to symbolic logic includes coverage of sentential and predicate logic, translations, truth tables, and derivations. The author’s engaging style makes this…

  • Deductive Logic in Natural Language

    This text offers an innovative approach to the teaching of logic, which is rigorous but entirely non-symbolic. By introducing students to deductive inferences in natural…

  • Logic With Added Reasoning

    This concise text treats logic as a tool, “generated so that half the work involved in thinking is done for you by somebody else (the…

  • Logical Options

    Logical Options introduces the extensions and alternatives to classical logic which are most discussed in the philosophical literature: many-sorted logic, second-order logic, modal logics, intuitionistic…

  • Scientific Thinking

    Scientific Thinking is a practical guide to inductive reasoning—the sort of reasoning that is commonly used in scientific activity, whether such activity is performed by…

  • Good Reasons for Better Arguments

    This text introduces university students to the philosophical ethos of critical thinking, as well as to the essential skills required to practice it. The authors…