|Title:||Logic: The Theory of Enquiry|
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|Publisher:||Holt,Rinehart & Winston of Canada Ltd (December 1938)|
To Evander Bradley McGilvary, the work "assured Dewey a place among the world’s great logicians. William Gruen thought No treatise on logic ever written has had as direct and vital an impact on social life as Dewey’s will have. To Evander Bradley McGilvary, the work "assured Dewey a place among the world’s great logicians
Logic - the Theory of Inquiry. This antiquarian volume contains a detailed treatise on logic and the theory of 'Inquiry'. It is a development of ideas regarding the nature of logical theory that were first presented in 'Studies in Logical Theory'. The present work is marked in particular by application of the earlier ideas to interpretation of the forms and formal relations that constitute the standard material of the logical tradition.
Originally published in 1938, this book contains John Dewey's study of inquiry, and will prove to be a fascinating read for anyone with an interest in psychology. Inquiry is one of the most essential skills in the world of business and management. This book can help clarify the process of inquiry and develop skills for inquiry in the context of decision making.
Logic: The Theory of Inquiry. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1938. John Dewey was an American philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer whose ideas have been influential in education and social reform. Dewey is one of the primary figures associated with the philosophy of pragmatism and is considered one of the founders of functional psychology. A well-known public intellectual, he was also a major voice of progressive education and liberalism. Octavo, original cloth. In near fine condition with light rubbing.
V 981500 4, t PREFACE NJHIS BOOK is a development of ideas regarding the nature of logical theory that were first presented, some forty years ago, in Studies in Logical Theory that were somewhat expanded in Essays in Experimental Logic and were briefly summarized with special reference to education in Ho w We Think While basic ideas remain the same, there has naturally been considerable modi fication during the intervening years
Logic - The Theory of In. .has been added to your Cart. Dewey was notorious for his general disregard of - if not out right disdain for - the merely formal methods of his day, and the sop he tosses out in that direction in the form of Chapter XVII will not satisfy anyone looking for a treatise on symbolic techniques. For anyone with such an interest, there are innumerable books to be had on the subject, many of them reasonably good, and even a few of these can be had for free as they exist as downloadable.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1938. This thick book is solid and complete and unrestored and it has the owner name of Prof. Ruth Barcan Marcus, a distinguished philosopher at Yale. Published more than 70 years ago, it is now out of print and quite scarce. From the Preface: "This book is a development of ideas regarding the nature of logical theory that were first presented, some forty years ago, in 'Studies in Logical Theory'; that were somewhat expanded in 'Essays in Experimental Logic' and were briefly summarized with special reference to education in 'How We Think.