Resources - Other Topics In Logic

Compiled with the assistance of David Sanders

The Law of NonContradiction

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/contradiction/

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/aristotle-noncontradiction/

Proof by Contradiction or “”Reductio ad Absurdum”

http://www.iep.utm.edu/reductio/

Logic And Existence

https://www.msu.edu/user/mckeonm/Webpdf/
LogicandExistentialCommitment.pdf

Model Theory

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/model-theory/

From the Philosophers Magazine

Mo Mere Formality, The Philosophers' Magazine, 3rd quarter, 2006.
An article by Vincent Hendricks and John Symons on why formal philosophy matters. Vincent F. Hendricks is Professor of Epistemology, Logic and Philosophy at Roskilde University, Denmark. John Symons teaches philosophy at the University of Texas at El Paso. http://akira.ruc.dk/~vincent/philosohersmagazine.pdf

Symbol of Precision, An Interview With Timothy Williamson, Written by: Julian Baggini, The Philosopher’s Magazine, Issue 45 http://www.philosophypress.co.uk/?p=160

Manual of Job-Related Thinking Skills
Office of Human Resources Management Personnel Research and Assessment Division, Washington, DC 20536, Revised 2004

(Good preparation for a range of standard tests involving logical thinking, e.g., the LSAT.)
http://www.cbp.gov/linkhandler/cgov/careers/study_guides/guides_
supervisory/promotion_guide/manual.ctt/manual.pdf

Logical Laws

http://consequently.org/papers/logiclaws.pdf

Propositional Logic

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
http://www.iep.utm.edu/prop-log/

Logic in Action. The project has been set up by the Logic Education Group based at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. http://www.logicinaction.org/docs/ch2.pdf

By Michael Eldridge: Lecturer Department of Philosophy UNC Charlotte. An introductory overview of Propositional Logic.
http://www.philosophy.uncc.edu/mleldrid/logic/l04.html

Truth in a Formal System of Logic

Alfred Tarsky and the Definition Of Truth
http://stanford.library.usyd.edu.au/entries/tarski-truth/

Logical Truth (Tautology)
http://plato.stanford.edu/archives/sum2006/entries/logical-truth/

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