A Concise Introduction to Logic (11th Edition) by Patrick J. Hurley

By Patrick J. Hurley

Unsurpassed for its readability and comprehensiveness, Hurley's A CONCISE creation TO good judgment is the number 1 introductory good judgment textbook available in the market. during this 11th version, Hurley keeps to construct upon the culture of a lucid, targeted, and available presentation of the elemental subject material of common sense, either formal and casual. Hurley's huge, conscientiously sequenced choice of routines proceed to steer scholars towards larger talent with the talents they're studying.

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Infectious disease is no longer the leading cause of death in this country, thanks to antibiotics, but there are new strains of bacteria that are resistant to—and others that grow only in the presence of—antibiotics. Yet Congress wants to cut the National Institutes of Health budget. Further cuts would leave us woefully unprepared to cope with the new microbes Mother Nature has cooking in her kitchen. (Valina L. Dawson, letter to the editor) ★7. At a time when our religious impulses might help heal the pains and strains in our society, today’s television pulpiteers preach intolerance, censure, and discrimination.

Conditional statements If Antecedent Consequent then Consequent if . Antecedent . Conditional statements are not arguments, because they fail to meet the criteria given earlier. In an argument, at least one statement must claim to present evidence, and there 22 Chapter 1 Basic Concepts Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s).

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