Meaning and Argument: An Introduction to Logic Through Language, 2nd, Revised Edition
September 2012, ©2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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Meaning and Argument is a popular introduction to philosophy of logic and philosophy of language.
- Offers a distinctive philosophical, rather than mathematical, approach to logic
- Concentrates on symbolization and works out all the technical logic with truth tables instead of derivations
- Incorporates the insights of half a century's work in philosophy and linguistics on anaphora by Peter Geach, Gareth Evans, Hans Kamp, and Irene Heim among others
- Contains numerous exercises and a corresponding answer key
- An extensive appendix allows readers to explore subjects that go beyond what is usually covered in an introductory logic course
- Updated edition includes over a dozen new problem sets and revisions throughout
- Features an accompanying website at http://ruccs.rutgers.edu/~logic/MeaningArgument.html