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Formal logic, a scientific and social problem

Schiller, F. C. S.

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Published
**1977**
by AMS Press in New York
.

Written in English

- Logic.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by F. C. S. Schiller. |

Series | Philosophy in America |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | BC71 .S4 1977 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xviii, 423 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 423 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5184844M |

ISBN 10 | 0404593445 |

LC Control Number | 75003345 |

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Goldrei's "Propositional and Predicate calculus" 3. And the experiments mentioned above suggest that middle school students aren't too young to learn about logic, rationality, and the scientific method.

If your school isn’t teaching your child these things, then it might be a good idea to find some educational materials and work on critical thinking skills at home. "The Logic of Scientific Discovery", first published in German in by Karl Popper, (), opened a new way in the philosophy of science.

He began his epistemological work with "The Two Fundamental Problems of the Theory of Knowledge" (unpublished immediately), and he gave a summary of it in the first edition of his "Logic".Reviews: Logic definition is - a science that deals with the principles and criteria of validity of inference and demonstration: the science of the formal principles of reasoning.

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