An Introductory Logic by James Edwin Creighton

An Introductory Logic by James Edwin Creighton

By James Edwin Creighton

This Elibron Classics version is a facsimile reprint of a 1905 variation via the Macmillan corporation, big apple.

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Since the conclusion cannot be false, it is clear that it cannot be the case that the premisses are true while the concl usion is false. The following argument whic h has a tr uth-functionally uue conclusion is shown to be truth-functionally valid on a tru th table: 43 S2. 21 : EXERCISES Q A v - A A Q Q A v - A T T F F T F T F T F T F TT TT I 2 T F T F T he [nnh -func tional va lidity of any argu ment whatever in sente nce logic can be checked on a tr uth table. It does not matter whether th e prem isses seem to be unrc:lated to the conclusions, as is the case with t he twO arguments JUSt discussed.

10): The word for rhe '-' symbol. Carel (See p. 10): The word for the '1\' symbol. Vd (Sec p. 10): The word for the 'v' symbol. Horseshoe (See p. 10): The word for the '::::>' symbol. Triplebar (See p. 10): The word for the 'E' symbol. Object language (See p. 1 t ): Th e language being discussed. In this book, the object language is the symbolic language being explained. Metalanguage (See p. 11 ): The language used language. [Q discuss the object Mctathcory (See p. 12): Theory concerned with what can be shown about a logical system as opposed to what can be show n within a logical system.

1 4: DEFINING THE OPERATORS T he five tru th -fu nctional ope rators have ~e n int roduced as being ro ughly equivalent to certain English words or phrases. There are serious problems connec ted with defining some o f the terms of a natural language such as English. Fo( CX

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