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  • To Mock a Mockingbird: and Other Logic Puzzles by Raymond Smullyan
    To Mock a Mockingbird: and Other Logic Puzzles (Paperback) Raymond Smullyan

    In this entertaining and challenging collection of logic puzzles, Raymond Smullyan-author of Forever Undecided-continues to delight and astonish us with his gift for making available, in the thoroughly pleasurable form of puzzles, some of the most important mathematical thinking of our time.

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  • Cambridge Philosophy Classics: Proofs and Refutations: The Logic of Mathematical Discovery by Imre Lakatos
    Cambridge Philosophy Classics: Proofs and Refutations: The Logic of Mathematical Discovery (English, Paperback) Imre Lakatos

    Imre Lakatos's influential and enduring work on the nature of mathematic discovery and development continues to be relevant to philosophers of mathematics. Including a specially commissioned preface written by Paolo Mancosu, and presented in a fresh twenty-first-century series livery, it is now available for a new generation of readers.

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  • Thinking Skills by John Butterworth
    Thinking Skills (English, Paperback) John Butterworth, Geoff Thwaites

    Thinking Skills, second edition, is the only endorsed book offering complete coverage of the Cambridge International AS and A Level syllabus.

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  • Logic by Earl Fontainelle
    Logic (Paperback) Earl Fontainelle

    How do you tell what's right from what's wrong? Can you always? What's the difference between deduction, induction and abduction? What are the best techniques for making an argument logically sound?

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  • A Beginner's Guide to Critical Thinking and Writing in Health and Social Care by Helen Aveyard
    A Beginner's Guide to Critical Thinking and Writing in Health and Social Care (English, Paperback) Helen Aveyard, Pam Sharp

    Ever struggled to write a critical essay? Ever wondered what critical thinking actually is and how you can apply it in your academic work and practice? This guide takes you through every stage of becoming a critical thinker, from approaching your subject to writing your essays or dissertation in health and social care.

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  • An Introduction to Probability and Inductive Logic by Ian Hacking
    An Introduction to Probability and Inductive Logic (English, Paperback) Ian Hacking

    This is an introductory 2001 textbook on probability and induction written by one of the world's foremost philosophers of science. It offers a comprehensive course covering all basic definitions of induction and probability, and considers such topics as decision theory, Bayesianism, frequency ideas, and the philosophical problem of induction.

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  • Hermeneutics: A Very Short Introduction by Jens Zimmermann
    Hermeneutics: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Jens Zimmermann

    This Very Short Introduction to hermeneutics demonstrates the central role of interpretation in our daily lives. By considering the historic developments in hermeneutic theory as well as its contemporary relevance, Zimmermann explains how humans continue to draw knowledge from the world around them.

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  • Vagueness by Timothy Williamson
    Vagueness (English, Paperback) Timothy Williamson

    When did Rembrandt get old? Such questions eventually lead us to the problem of vagueness. Williamson traces its history, questions conventional theories and defends the realist view that vagueness is a kind of ignorance.

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  • The Logic Manual by Volker Halbach
    The Logic Manual (English, Paperback) Volker Halbach

    The Logic Manual is the ideal introduction to logic for beginning philosophy students. It offers a concise but complete introductory course, giving a firm grounding in the logic that is needed to study contemporary philosophy. Exercises, examples, and sample examination papers are provided on an accompanying website.

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  • Critical Thinking Tests by How2Become
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  • Critical Thinking For Psychology by Mark Forshaw
    Critical Thinking For Psychology (English, Paperback) Mark Forshaw

    * An up-to-date guide on critical thinking applied specifically to psychology. * Explains what lecturers expect from students and why. * Shows how to construct an argument and explains the language of criticism. * Highlights common errors of research and writing. .

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  • How to Win an Argument by Marcus Tullius Cicero
    How to Win an Argument (English, Hardback) Marcus Tullius Cicero

    All of us are faced countless times with the challenge of persuading others, whether we're trying to win a trivial argument with a friend or convince our coworkers about an important decision. Instead of relying on untrained instinct?and often floundering or failing as a result?we'd win more arguments if we learned the timeless art of verbal persuasion, rhetoric. How to Win an Argument gathers the...

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  • Computability and Logic by George S. Boolos
    Computability and Logic (English, Paperback) George S. Boolos, John P. Burgess

    Computability and Logic has become a classic because of its accessibility to students without a mathematical background and because it covers not simply the staple topics of an intermediate logic course, but also a large number of optional topics, from Turing's theory of computability to Ramsey's theorem. This fifth edition was first published in 2007.

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  • Modal Logic for Philosophers by James W. Garson
    Modal Logic for Philosophers (English, Paperback) James W. Garson

    This book provides philosophers with an accessible yet technically sound treatment of modal logic and its philosophical applications. This second edition contains a new chapter on logics of conditionals, an updated and expanded bibliography, and is updated throughout. A number of technical results have also been clarified and streamlined.

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  • Logic by Nicholas J.J. Smith
    Logic (English, Hardback) Nicholas J.J. Smith

    Logic is essential to correct reasoning and also has important theoretical applications in philosophy, computer science, linguistics, and mathematics. This book provides an introduction to classical logic, with an approach that emphasizes both the hows and whys of logic. It covers the formal tools and techniques of logic.

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  • Writing the Book of the World by Theodore Sider
    Writing the Book of the World (English, Paperback) Theodore Sider

    Theodore Sider presents a broad new vision of metaphysics centred on the idea of structure. To describe the world well we must use concepts that 'carve at the joints', so that conceptual structure matches reality's structure. This approach illuminates a wide range of topics, such as time, modality, ontology, and the status of metaphysics itself.

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  • Introduction to Logic by Harry J. Gensler
    Introduction to Logic (English, Paperback) Harry J. Gensler

    Introduction to Logic is clear and concise, uses interesting examples (many philosophical in nature), and has easy-to-use proof methods. Its key features, retained in this Third Edition, include:...

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  • Fate, Time, and Language by David Wallace
    Fate, Time, and Language (English, Paperback) David Wallace

    Long before he probed the workings of time, human choice, and human frailty in "Infinite Jest," Wallace wrote a brilliant philosophical critique of Richard Taylor's argument for fatalism. This volume reproduces Taylor's original article and other works on fatalism cited by Wallace in his critique.

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  • How to Win Every Argument by Madsen Pirie
    How to Win Every Argument (English, Paperback) Madsen Pirie

    Originally published in 1985 under the title: Book of the fallacy.

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  • Language, Truth and Logic by A. J. Ayer
    Language, Truth and Logic (English, Paperback) A. J. Ayer

    Classic introduction to objectives and methods of schools of empiricism and linguistic analysis, especially of the logical positivism derived from the Vienna Circle. Topics: elimination of metaphysics, function of philosophy, more.

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