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The art of logic in an illogical world, Eugenia Chen

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The art of logic in an illogical world
Title
The art of logic in an illogical world
Statement of responsibility
Eugenia Chen
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In The Art of Logic in an Illogical World, Eugenia Cheng throws a lifeline to readers drowning in the illogic of contemporary life. Cheng is a mathematician, so she knows how to make an airtight argument. But even for her, logic sometimes falls prey to emotion, which is why she still fears flying and eats more cookies than she should. If a mathematician can't be logical, what are we to do? In this book, Cheng reveals the inner workings and limitations of logic, and explains why alogic-for example, emotion-is vital to how we think and communicate"--
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YDX
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Cheng, Eugenia
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Logic
  • Reasoning
Label
The art of logic in an illogical world, Eugenia Chen
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bar code
  • 31223129907771
  • 31223126202127
  • 31223129907730
  • 31223129907748
  • 31223129907755
  • 31223129907763
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The power of logic. Why logic? ; What logic is ; The directionality of logic ; Opposites and falsehoods ; Blame and responsibility ; Relationships ; How to be right -- The limits of logic. Truth and humans ; Paradoxes ; Where logic can't help us -- Beyond logic. Axioms ; Fine lines and gray areas ; Analogies ; Equivalence ; Emotions ; Intelligence and rationality
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
xii, 304 pages
Isbn
9781541672482
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1019991677
Label
The art of logic in an illogical world, Eugenia Chen
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bar code
  • 31223129907771
  • 31223126202127
  • 31223129907730
  • 31223129907748
  • 31223129907755
  • 31223129907763
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The power of logic. Why logic? ; What logic is ; The directionality of logic ; Opposites and falsehoods ; Blame and responsibility ; Relationships ; How to be right -- The limits of logic. Truth and humans ; Paradoxes ; Where logic can't help us -- Beyond logic. Axioms ; Fine lines and gray areas ; Analogies ; Equivalence ; Emotions ; Intelligence and rationality
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
xii, 304 pages
Isbn
9781541672482
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1019991677

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