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Unread 03-01-2014, 01:10 AM   #1
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Introduction to Logic

Not sure if this should be in the philosophy forum or the books forum, but I was wondering if anyone has any resources (books, podcasts, video's, etc.) on logic that they are willing to share? I am looking for more introductory stuff than anything else, since I haven't taken a philosophy or logic class yet. I want to having a working knowledge of the basics so that I will not be totally lost when I do take some of these classes.

What I do have is Norman Geisler's "Come, Let Us Reason" and "Nonsense" by Robert Gula. I have heard Peter Kreeft's "Socratic Logic" is a noteworthy introductory text, so that might be something to consider. Anyone have any views on these books?

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Unread 03-01-2014, 09:31 AM   #2
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Haven't read those books, but when I took my Intro to Logic course a few years ago, we used this text. I remember it being straight forward and pretty understandable.
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Unread 03-01-2014, 10:02 AM   #3
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Unread 03-01-2014, 05:19 PM   #4
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Hurley's text on logic is great. A common textbook for intro to philosophy in undergrads across universities.

A Concise Introduction to Logic by Patrick J. Hurley
Link: http://amzn.com/0534520065
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