The Resource The way of words : an informal logic, Ronald Munson

The way of words : an informal logic, Ronald Munson

Label
The way of words : an informal logic
Title
The way of words
Title remainder
an informal logic
Statement of responsibility
Ronald Munson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Action
committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Munson, Ronald
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Logic
  • Meaning (Philosophy)
  • Logique
  • Signification (Philosophie)
  • Logic
  • Meaning (Philosophy)
Label
The way of words : an informal logic, Ronald Munson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Preview of coming attractions : What is this thing called informational logic? ; Theme and plot: what happens next and why ; A small kit of tools: use and mention, scare quotes -- 2. Words and their ways: what meaning is : What is the meaning of a word? ; The hard truth: two theories that don't work ; The simple truth: meaning as conditions for use ; Inside the black box: some details of the use theory -- 3. A linguistic armory : Wayward words (1): vagueness ; Wayward words (2): ambiguity ; Special: two for the price of one: ambiguity and vagueness ; Power plus: connotation and denotation -- 4. A fair exchange: definition : Oil and water: stipulative and reportive definition ; "They laughed when I started to explain the meaning of a word..." or how to define ; Separating sheep from goats: standards for definition -- 5. Climbing Jacob's ladder: the uses of language : What we do by talking: four uses of language ; Three sidelights on use
  • 6. The dynamic duo: disagreement and argument : Disagreeable people ; There's one now!: identifying argument ; On guard!: challenging arguments -- 7. Castor and Pollux: deductive and inductive arguments : A distinction with a difference ; "Certain conclusions can be drawn": deductive arguments ; Minding your Ps and Qs: formal deductive logic ; Living dangerously: inductive arguments -- 8. Whited sepulchers: fallacies and sophistries : Fallacies of irrelevance ; Fallacies of evidence ; Sophistical refutations ; Sophistical defenses -- 9. Dangerous devices: analogy, example, etc : Analogy as illustration ; Parable and fable : Scenario: the song of Atropos ; Analogy as argument ; Analogy as moral argument -- 10. Writing logically : Putting the bones together: logical articulation ; Through a glass clearly: the logic of style ; Through a glass darkly: incoherence -- 11. The logic of puzzles : Smith, Jones, and Robinson ; Who's lying? ; Who's the murderer?
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 437 pages
Isbn
9780395206256
Lccn
75031028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
000690377
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02212821
  • (OCoLC)ocm02212821
Label
The way of words : an informal logic, Ronald Munson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Preview of coming attractions : What is this thing called informational logic? ; Theme and plot: what happens next and why ; A small kit of tools: use and mention, scare quotes -- 2. Words and their ways: what meaning is : What is the meaning of a word? ; The hard truth: two theories that don't work ; The simple truth: meaning as conditions for use ; Inside the black box: some details of the use theory -- 3. A linguistic armory : Wayward words (1): vagueness ; Wayward words (2): ambiguity ; Special: two for the price of one: ambiguity and vagueness ; Power plus: connotation and denotation -- 4. A fair exchange: definition : Oil and water: stipulative and reportive definition ; "They laughed when I started to explain the meaning of a word..." or how to define ; Separating sheep from goats: standards for definition -- 5. Climbing Jacob's ladder: the uses of language : What we do by talking: four uses of language ; Three sidelights on use
  • 6. The dynamic duo: disagreement and argument : Disagreeable people ; There's one now!: identifying argument ; On guard!: challenging arguments -- 7. Castor and Pollux: deductive and inductive arguments : A distinction with a difference ; "Certain conclusions can be drawn": deductive arguments ; Minding your Ps and Qs: formal deductive logic ; Living dangerously: inductive arguments -- 8. Whited sepulchers: fallacies and sophistries : Fallacies of irrelevance ; Fallacies of evidence ; Sophistical refutations ; Sophistical defenses -- 9. Dangerous devices: analogy, example, etc : Analogy as illustration ; Parable and fable : Scenario: the song of Atropos ; Analogy as argument ; Analogy as moral argument -- 10. Writing logically : Putting the bones together: logical articulation ; Through a glass clearly: the logic of style ; Through a glass darkly: incoherence -- 11. The logic of puzzles : Smith, Jones, and Robinson ; Who's lying? ; Who's the murderer?
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 437 pages
Isbn
9780395206256
Lccn
75031028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
000690377
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02212821
  • (OCoLC)ocm02212821

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