Buy Logic 2Rev Ed by Wilfrid Hodges (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. How do you define logic? Logic is about consistency – but not about all types of consistency. For example, if a man supports Aresenal one day and Spurs the. Wilfrid Augustine Hodges, FBA (born 27 May ) is a British mathematician, known for his Hodges was President of the British Logic Colloquium, of the European Association for Logic, Language and Information and of the Division of .

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Cotnoir and Donald L. The proof is in two papers; one of them has appearedand the other is in preparation the end is in sight. But in view of the increasing interest in Ibn Sina’s modal logic it seems sensible to make them available.

Wilfrid Hodges – Wikipedia

Part 5 How are complex sentences built up?: From this starting point, and assuming no previous knowledge of logic, Wilfrid Hodges takes the reader through the whole gamut of logical expressions in a simple and lively way. Pythagoras must have been an extraordinary person, but modern scholarship has stripped him of most of his supposed scientific advances.

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I’ll add more about what is covered when I get my copy of this edition.

This book is a solid introduction to propositional and predicate logic. The details can be found here with further work here. That checklist is here. I tried unsuccessfully to discuss this with the late and much missed David Fowler, who was an expert hkdges on Greek mathematics and on the mathematics of the musical scale. But there are historical remarks scattered through the book.

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Also with this kind of material, raw translations without commentary have limited value. Laura Raud rated it really liked it May 17, Kevin rated it really liked it Oct 01, The Best Books of It picks up from the section i. Review quote ‘A lively and stimulating book’ Philosophy show more. The text is important for establishing Ibn Sina’s links with the earlier tradition, in particular Theophrastus and Alexander.

If a man supports Arsenal one day and Spurs the next then he is fickle but not necessarily illogical. He also includes detailed explanations in the back to every single problem, which is especially wilfrjd for us independent learners.

The Linda Problem 7. Informal natural deduction 3.

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Preview — Logic by Wilfrid Hodges. This includes preliminary translations of Qiyas ii.


I like the book’s progression, it starts off by reasoning about logical concepts in ordinary language, and then developing the case for Propositional Logic and First-Order Predicate Logic, it finishes with a paged chapter on topics such as Liklihood, Intension, Modal Logic and Semantics. The undecidability results are hoddges rigorously in an optional final chapter, assuming Matiyasevich’s theorem characterising the computably enumerable relations.

Bayes’s Theorem Richard Swinburne. Arabic logic and semantics Translations of Ibn Sina Madkhal i. None of this is reflected in the standard encyclopedia accounts. Here is a draft of the writeup for the Proceedings.

Chris Laskowski and I gave lectures on non-structure; I reviewed the ‘classical’ material and Chris introduced more recent work. For some years I have hoped to turn the archive into a book, but it is not high priority.

Lecture on Ibn Sina’s cyclotronfor a conference on formalising ancient logics, chiefly Indian, Hamburg, June The talk was an appeal for help in measuring the relative difficulty or ‘naturalness’ of some types of inference rule.