A textbook for an introductory logic course for students in the applied and practical sciences. Kitchener (philosophy, Colorado State U.) set out to revise Cohen and Nagel's standard text, but realized that he was diverging considerably so struck out on his own. He relies heavily on exercises to give students experience thinking scientific problems through, and includes a glossary without pronunciation guides. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OROrdinarily, the way in which one gives a synonymous definition is to look the word up in a dictionary to see what it ... Similarly, a university is defined as an institution of higher learning (genus) qualified to award the Ph.D. degree ( differentia).
|Title||:||The Conduct of Inquiry|
|Author||:||Richard F. Kitchener|
|Publisher||:||University Press of Amer - 1999|