The remainder of philosophy and even real life is frequently seen as having little in common with logic. Graham Priest demonstrates how incorrect this idea is in this engaging and understandable introduction. He examines the philosophical foundations of the topic and explains how contemporary formal logic addresses topics such as the presence of God, the reality of time, probability paradoxes, and decision theory. Along the way, the fundamentals of formal logic are described in straightforward layman’s language, demonstrating how logic is a potent and fascinating component of contemporary philosophy.
In this updated version, Graham Priest broadens the scope of his lecture to include topics like mathematical proofs, algorithms, and axioms.