Buy Logic 2Rev Ed by Wilfrid Hodges (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. How do you define logic? Logic is about consistency – but not about all types of consistency. For example, if a man supports Aresenal one day and Spurs the. Wilfrid Augustine Hodges, FBA (born 27 May ) is a British mathematician, known for his Hodges was President of the British Logic Colloquium, of the European Association for Logic, Language and Information and of the Division of .

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Wilfrid Hodges – Wikipedia

Lists with This Book. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The talk contains some personal opinions about the motivation of game-theoretic modelling. Part 12 Predicate logic: For some years I have hoped to turn the archive into a book, but it is not high priority.

The talk wulfrid on an archive of geometrical patterns in music. My belief is that most people find these rules impossible to follow intuitively when the depth is more than 3 or so, and have to resort to explicit calculation. Vigilante rated it it was amazing Dec 24, That checklist is here. This was our course book during my undergraduate studies in philosophy.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Three tutorials in logicTbilisi October He has held visiting appointments in the US.


As usual there are new features, for example some new syllogistic moods that are not merely analogues of classical ones.

The book was first published in and is published by Penguin. Sometimes a topic was mentioned, the minimal amount of information is then given when I thought more information would have helped to come to understand the topic better, I guess I wanted a bit more than an introduction. I still think it is correct in what it covers, but the absence of medieval logicians is unbalanced. It will be obvious that the translations are work in progress and very much at draft stage.

This paper examines the excuses in Aristotle’s text for the later developments. The talk discusses the pros and cons of including history in an undergraduate mathematics module, with some examples from my own experience. Solid intro to logic, which goes about its task in a for me odd way. Wilfrkd is an accompanying handout.

Wilfrid Hodges’ logic page

Caleb rated it really liked hodgrs Oct 12, A draft of the writeup of the proof for the Conference Proceedings is here. Besides this book, he has four other textbooks of logic in print, at levels ranging from popular to research. Kevin rated it really liked it Oct 01, I comment on his discussion and argue that parts of it should count today as linguistics rather than logic.

How do you hodves logic? This contains a commented translation of Ibn Sina’s commentary on the final section of Aristotle, Peri Hermeneias.

I thought the book was good although the explanations and information was very short. This shows in wilfric that Ibn Sina was right to suppose there was nothing in Euclid that he couldn’t justify within his own logic. The text is important for establishing Ibn Sina’s links with the earlier tradition, in particular Theophrastus and Alexander.


The rules are those followed when the inference engine the ‘working mind’ in the intellect operates with ‘correctness’. Logic is about consistency – but not about all types of consistency.

Burley’s “Purity of Logic”‘ refers to a checklist of consequentiae in Burley’s book. It has to be, because the required mathematics – at least as far as we know it now – is quite challenging.

Some things a logician would like to know about human reasoningCogSciEdinburgh August Also with this kind of material, raw translations without commentary have limited value. It’s clear that he would not have used any formal calculus for the purpose.

Logic – Wilfrid Hodges – Google Books

Children all with Facebook pages: Return to Book Page. Generally all adds up There is a handout. The first edition of this book has always been my very favorite of the dozens of introductory logic books that I have read.

Meanwhile I know wikfrid no logically literate discussions of this material in the literature, and I would be grateful if anybody can point me to discussions that I missed.