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In defense of informal logic

by Don S. Levi

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Published by Kluwer Academic in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Logic,
  • Reasoning

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Don S. Levi.
    SeriesArgumentation library ;, v. 2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBC177 .L485 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL59660M
    ISBN 100792361482
    LC Control Number99088402

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SIGN UP NOW. In Defense Of Informal Logic. Although the essays address a variety of problems that interest me, the thread that runs through them is a scepticism about how logicians see things.

So, the title appealed to me. However, I had second thoughts and chose instead a title of one of my own essays, "In Defense of Informal Logic", which emphasizes my support for other approaches.

Request PDF | In Defense of Informal Logic | I want to defend informal logic. Unlike the philosophers quoted above, I do not compare it unfavorably with formal logic. For them the comparison Author: Don Levi. Informal logic encompasses the principles of logic and logical thought outside of a formal setting.

However, perhaps because of the "informal" in the title, the precise definition of "informal logic" is a matter of some dispute. Ralph H. Johnson and J. Anthony Blair define informal logic as "a branch of logic whose task is to develop non-formal standards, criteria, procedures for the analysis.

That everything relevant to the assessment of an argument be incorporated in the lay out of the argument as a premises-conclusion sequence is much too vague and general a requirement, as Trudy Govier pointed out when she served as an Informal Logic referee for the sixth essay in this collection.

(Anthony Blair, in correspondence with me concerning that same essay, also effectively criticized Cited by: Informal Logic and Informal Consequence. Danilo Suster - - In Trobok Majda, Miscevic Nenad & Zarnic Berislav (eds.), Between logic and reality: modeling inference, action and understanding, (Logic, epistemology, and the unity of science, vol.

25). Springer. Essays in Informal Logic and on Critical Thinking. Author: David Hitchcock; Publisher: Springer ISBN: Category: Philosophy Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This book brings together in one place David Hitchcock’s most significant published articles on reasoning and argument.

Formal Logic and Informal Logic. Douglas Walton: Formal logic has to do with the forms of argument () and truth values ()Informal logic (or more broadly argumentation)), as a field, has to do with the uses of argumentation in a context of dialogue, an essentially pragmatic the strongly opposed current distinction between informal and formal logic is.

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Outstanding features of the book include: criticism of logical. Preface. Acknowledgements. In Defense of Informal Logic. Begging What is at Issue in the Argument. The Fallacy in the Treatment of the Ad Baculum as a Fallacy. In Defense of Rhetoric.

Towards a More Dynamic Conception of Argument. The Case of the Missing Premise. The Limits of Critical Thinking. Why do Illiterates do so. A revolutionary, introductory text for courses on modern logic.

While the basic rudiments of formal and informal logical are all clearly described here, it also focuses students on the real world, where the discipline of logic adds substance and meaning to all kinds of human discourse. Everything from puzzles, paradoxes, and mathematical proofs, to campaign debate excerpts, government.

Get this from a library. In Defense of Informal Logic. [Don S Levi] -- This book is distinguished from others on the market by its determination to base what it has to say on samples of actual argument. Outstanding features of the book include: criticism of logical.

Foundations of Mathematical Logic (Dover Books on Mathematics) by Haskell B. Curry English | Octo | ISBN: | pages | PDF | Mb. Second edition of the introductory guidebook to the basic principles of constructing sound arguments and criticising bad ones. Non-technical in approach, it is based on examples, which Douglas Walton, a leading authority in the field of informal logic, discusses and evaluates in clear, illustrative detail.

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The author explains how errors, fallacies, and other key failures of argument occur. He shows how correct uses of argument are based on sound argument 4/5(2). forall x is an introduction to sentential logic and first-order predicate logic with identity, logical systems that significantly influenced twentieth-century analytic philosophy.

After working through the material in this book, a student should be able to understand most quantified expressions that arise in their philosophical reading. This mastery of informal logic is a foundational subject by which other subjects are evaluated, assessed, and learned.

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Non-technical in approach, it is based on examples, which Douglas Walton, a leading authority in the field of informal logic, discusses and evaluates in clear, illustrative detail.