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The Power of Logic
The Power of Logic

The Power of Logic, 6th Edition

ISBN10: 1259231208 | ISBN13: 9781259231209
By Daniel Howard-Snyder, Frances Howard-Snyder and Ryan Wasserman
© 2020

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Through a direct and accessible writing style and engaging samples and exercises, The Power of Logic 6e provides an introduction to information logic, traditional categorical logic, and modern symbolic logic while giving students the opportunity to apply their critical thinking skills to interesting arguments. 

The Power of Logic, 6e

CHAPTER 1: Basic Concepts
CHAPTER 2: Identifying Arguments
CHAPTER 3: Logic and Language
CHAPTER 4: Informal Fallacies
CHAPTER 5: Categorical Logic: Statements
CHAPTER 6: Categorical Logic: Syllogisms
CHAPTER 7: Statement Logic: Truth Tables
CHAPTER 8: Statement Logic: Proofs
CHAPTER 9: Predicate Logic
CHAPTER 10: Inductive Logic 
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Daniel Howard-Snyder

Daniel Howard-Snyder is Professor of Philosophy at Western Washington University, where he has taught since 2000. He has a PhD from Syracuse University and a BA from Seattle Pacifi c University. He is editor or co-editor of four books, The Evidential Argument from Evil (Indiana University Press, 1996), Faith, Freedom, and Rationality (Rowman & Littlefield, 1996), Divine Hiddenness (Cambridge, 2002), and The Blackwell Companion to the Problem of Evil (Blackwell 2013). He has published articles in, among other places, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, American Philosophical Quarterly , and Faith and Philosophy . His chief love is his family—Frances, William, and Peter—without whom his life would be bereft of all joy.

Frances Howard-Snyder

Frances Howard-Snyder is Professor of Philosophy at Western Washington University, where she has taught since 1993. She has a PhD in philosophy from Syracuse University and an MA from the University of Cape Town. She has published articles on topics in normative ethics, philosophy of religion, and metaphysics in T he Journal of Philosophy , A merican Philosophical Quarterly , and Philosophical Studies , among other places . When she is not doing philosophy, she most especially enjoys spending time with her husband, Dan, and her twins, Peter and William.

Ryan Wasserman

Ryan Wasserman is Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Western Washington University, where he has taught since 2005. He has a PhD from Rutgers University and a BA from Western. His main philosophical interests are in metaphysics, ethics, and the philosophy of language. He has published articles in many journals, including Mind, Noûs , and Philosophical Quarterly . He is also co-editor of Metametaphysics (Oxford University Press, 2008). Apart from philosophy, Ryan spends most of his time playing with his son, Benjamin, and his daughter, Zoë Mae.


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