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ISBN-13 9780199961430
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ISBN-10 0-19-984631-6ISBN-13 978-0-19-984631-3
Author(s): Stan Baronett
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 741
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“Featuring an exceptionally clear writing style and a wealth of real-world examples and exercises, Logic, Second Edition, shows how logic relates to everyday life, demonstrating its applications in such areas as the workplace, media and entertainment, politics, science and technology, student life, and elsewhere. Thoroughly revised and expanded in this second edition, the text now features 2600 exercises, more than 1000 of them new; three new chapters on legal arguments, moral arguments, and analyzing a long essay; enhanced pedagogy; and much more. FEATURES* 2600 exercises–more than 1000 of them new–breathe new life into logic* Real-world examples help bring logic down to earth for students* A unique, extended explanation or model of the answer to the first question of each ““Check Your Understanding”” section shows students what is expected of their answers* An additional 25% of the exercises are answered at the back of the book* ““Profiles in Logic”” provide short sketches of logicians, philosophers, mathematicians, and others associated with logic* ““Logic Challenge”” problems present puzzles and paradoxes that end each chapter on a fun note* Additional pedagogical elements–marginal definitions, key terms, a glossary, reference boxes, and bulleted chapter summaries–make the material even more accessible* Detailed guides help students learn to create ““truth tables”” and Venn diagramsSUPPORT PACKAGEAn Instructor’s Manual with Computerized Test Bank on CD includes:Solutions to all exercises in the book, enhanced by explanations and answers that elucidate the details of the correct answersKey Terms and a summary for each chapterA customizable Computerized Test Bank–with multiple-choice, true/false, and fill-in-the-blank questions–that allows instructors to give exams or homework problems that can be auto-gradedA traditional ““pencil-and-paper”” Test Bank and answer key containing the same questions as the Computerized Test BankPowerPoint-based lecture outlinesThe Instructor’s Manual with Computerized Test Bank and the traditional Test Bank are also available in printed format. A Companion Website offers:Instructor Resources (password-protected):A downloadable version of the Instructor’s Manual (except for the Test Bank and the exercise solutions)PowerPoint-based lecture outlinesStudent Resources:Brief chapter summariesInteractive Flash Cards with key terms and definitionsWeb links and other media resourcesPractice quizzes with answers and explanations (includes questions answered in the book and new, original questions)The Learning Management System Cartridges include, in a fully downloadable format:Instructor’s Manual and Computerized Test Bank (exams and homework problems can be auto-graded)Student material from the companion websiteThe Perfect Text for Your Course . . . No Matter How You Teach ItYour course is unique; you have your own teaching philosophy and style. Whether you teach traditional Introduction to Logic, Critical Thinking/Informal Logic, or Formal Logic, Baronett: Logic, Second Edition, can be tailored to fulfill your course needs. We’ll make it easy for you; choose one of our Alternate Editions or build the book you want, chapter by chapter. Option 1. Author Stan Baronett has suggested four Alternate Editions that may work for you. Each Alternate Edition comes in full color, with answers to problems, a full glossary, and an index. The books are in stock and available for ordering. Please see the ISBN information below. Logic: Concise EditionChapters 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8Order using ISBN: 978-0-19-994129-2Logic: An Emphasis on Critical Thinking and Informal LogicChapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 13 A-E, 14, 15Order using ISBN: 978-0-19-994128-5Logic: An Emphasis on Formal LogicChapters 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9Order using ISBN: 978-0-19-994126-1Logic: With Diagramming used in Chapter 4. Informal FallaciesFull textOrder using ISBN: TO COMEOption 2. Create your own customized textbook by choosing the specific chapters that you need for your course. Please contact your Oxford University Press Sales Representative or call 800.280.0280 for details.”

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