## An Introduction to LogicWritten for independent study and suitable for an introductory course in logic, this classic text combines a sound presentation of logic with effective pedagogy and illustrates the role of logic in many areas of humanistic and scientific thought. Cohen and Nagel's elegant integration of the history of philosophy, natural science, and mathematics helps earn this work its distinguished reputation. |

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### Inhalt

THE NATURE OF A LOGICAL OR MATHEMATICAL | vii |

The Function of Axioms | 129 |

Structural Identity or Isomorphism | 137 |

The Independence and Consistency of Axioms | 143 |

PROBABLE INFERENCE | 151 |

The Mathematics or Calculus of Probability | 158 |

Interpretations of Probability | 164 |

SOME PROBLEMS OF LOGIC | 173 |

The Laws of Thought | 181 |

Exercises | 200 |

Bibliography of Works Cited | 221 |

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An Introduction to Logic Morris R. Cohen,Morris Raphael Cohen,Ernest Nagel Keine Leseprobe verfügbar - 1993 |

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