Hi folks,

I have recently gotten interested in learning formal logic, both for personal matters (thinking critically, analysing arguments, etc.), but also for the mathematical aspect, since I am a mathematical/physicist at heart.

Are there any books you recommend I read?

I’m going away for 4 weeks soon, and will probably not be able to get my hands on a book, so are there any free resources for learning logic online?

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This is far and away the best free resource for learning formal logic. Supplement with some youtube explanations here and there.

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Oxford Uni does an excellent MOOC: critical thinking something

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This seems awesome, I’ll give it a go.

Thanks!

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Do you mean this one?

Critical Reasoning for Beginners | University of Oxford Podcasts

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Yes, I think so. It’s superior

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Started to say this in response to another thread, but it is probably worth deciding if you are more interested in the critical thinking (forming and dissecting arguments in articles, debates, etc.) aspect or mathematical (defining systems for writing and reasoning about proofs) aspect. If the former, you should probably look at resources for informal logic (Informal Logic (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)). If the latter, formal logic resources (like https://forallx.openlogicproject.org/ someone else mentioned) will be better.

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