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An elementary introduction to contemporary symbolic logic is useful in a number of different ways.  

 

The elements of the language of symbolic logic are introduced to in order to simply the understanding of many arguments.  By using symbolic notation, we are less likely to error in our assessments of validity or invalidity due to the difficulties of vagueness, equivocation, amphiboly and emotive significance.

 

Some of the uses of symbolic logic are suggested in the exercises accompanying these topics.

 

 


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INTRODUCTION TO SYMBOLIC LOGIC

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