A One-Class Primer on Logic for Courses in Jurisprudence and Introduction to Law

10 Pages Posted: 22 Dec 2012

Date Written: December 15, 2012

Abstract

Teachers of courses in INTRODUCTION TO LAW and JURISPRUDENCE may be looking for a one-class introduction/exercise in formal logic. This short essay covers the basic logic symbols, truth tables, and the question of justifying logic. It is offered free of copyright to my law-school colleagues.

Keywords: logic, deduction, entailment, contradiction, antecedent, consequent, follows from, valid

JEL Classification: K1, K10

Suggested Citation

D'Amato, Anthony, A One-Class Primer on Logic for Courses in Jurisprudence and Introduction to Law (December 15, 2012). Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 12-43. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2192648 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2192648

Anthony D'Amato (Contact Author)

Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law ( email )

375 E. Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

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