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Informed by coauthor Debby Hutchins¡¯ extensive teaching experience and research on logic education, The Art of Reasoning is the most effective text for teaching logic today. The Fifth Edition features a new chapter on cognitive biases, along with a new learning framework and newly designed problem sets that encourage incremental learning. Supporting resources are enhanced by InQuizitive, an awardwinning adaptive learning tool that facilitates mastery of core concepts.

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PART 1. Language and Reasoning. 1. Language: Concepts and Propositions. 2. Argument Analysis. 3. Fallacies. 4. Cognitive Biases.
PART 2. Deductive Logic. 5. Categorical Propositions. 6. Categorical Syllogisms. 7. Reasoning with Syllogisms. 8. Propositional Logic. 9. Natural Deduction in Propositional Logic. 10. Predicate Logic.
Part 3. Inductive Logic. 11. Generalization and Causality. 12. Analogical, Legal and Moral Reasoning. 13. Statistical Reasoning. 14. Probability. 15. Explanation and Science.


AUTHORS David Kelley (Vassar College and Brandeis University)
Debby Hutchins (currently teaches at South Texas College in Weslaco, Texas)


