• Martin Goldstein
  • Inge Goldstein


In this chapter and a later one we will try, without teaching much logic or mathematics, to explain a little about how these disciplines work, why they are important in science, and how they are used.


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Reference Notes

  1. 1.
    Lewis Carroll, Symbolic Logic and the Game of Logic (New York: Dover Publications, 1958), p. 119.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Morris R. Cohen and Ernest Nagel, An Introduction to Logic and Scientific Method (New York: Harcourt Brace, 1934), p. 322. Copyright 1934 by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc; renewed 1962 by Ernest Nagel and Leonora Cohen Rosenfield. Reprinted by permission of the publisher.Google Scholar

Suggested Reading

  1. Cohen, Morris R., and Ernest Nagel, An Introduction to Logic and Scientific Method. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1934.Google Scholar
  2. Flew, Anthony. Thinking Straight. Buffalo: Prometheus Books, 1977.Google Scholar
  3. Kahane, Howard. Logic and Contemporary Rhetoric: The Use of Reason in Everyday Life. 3rd ed. Wadsworth, Calif.: Wadsworth, 1980.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Goldstein
    • 1
  • Inge Goldstein
    • 2
  1. 1.Yeshiva UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Columbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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