Chapter Seven:
Predicate Logic: Symbolization and Deduction

In this chapter, we do full-scale predicate logic. This may sound difficult...but fortunately we've done most of the work already.

 

Tutorials

(Selected Answers for some of the exercise problems below.)

Tutorial One:  PD: Derivations for PL Made Easy

    Quizzes
    Q7.1a First Derivations in PD: Drop-down
    Q7.1b Your First PD Derivations
    Q7.1c QN Derivation Drop-down
    Q7.1d More QN Derivations
    Exercises
    7.1a Derivations for ^E and %I
                  Flash!Flash Lectures for 7.1a
    7.1b Derivations with QN
                  Flash!Flash Lectures for 7.1b
    7.1c Easier Derivations meant for class
    7.1d More Derivations
    7.1e Easy derivations for class

     

Tutorial Two: A Special Case: Derivations in Categorical Logic
                       
Flash!Flash Lectures for 7.2

Exercises
7.2a Finishing Obversion
7.2b Two Equivalent Symbolizations for Negative Categoricals
7.2c Two More

 

Tutorial Three: PD completed: ^I and strategy

Quizzes
Q7.3a Drop-down for ^I
Exercises
7.3a Derivations with ^I
              Flash!Flash Lectures for 7.3a
7.3b Four Harder Derivations with ^I and QN
              Flash!Flash Lectures for 7.3b
7.3c Introductory ^I Problems for Class
7.3d Review Exercises 7.1-7.3 (for class)
7.3e Still More EZ Review exercises
7.3f Somewhat Harder Derivations
7.3g More
7.3h Problems to remind you of Categorical Logic
              Flash!Flash Lectures for 7.3f

 

Tutorial Four: The Language PL

    Exercises
    7.4 [gold] Syntax and Semantics Exercises

     

Tutorial Five: [gold] Tougher Symbolizations: Relations and Multiple Quantifiers

Exercises
7.5 [gold] Symbolization Exercises

 

Tutorial Six: [gold] Tougher Derivations: Derivations with Multiple Quantifiers

Exercises
7.6 [gold] Derivation Exercises

Quizzes

Q7.1a First Derivations in PD: Drop-down
Q7.1b Your First PD Derivations
Q7.1c QN Derivation Drop-down
Q7.1d More QN Derivations

Q7.3a Drop-down for ^I
Q7.4a Basic Symbolizations in PL: names, quantifiers, relations

Exercises

7.1a Derivations for ^E and %I
              Flash!Flash Lectures for 7.1a
7.1b Derivations with QN
              Flash!Flash Lectures for 7.1b
7.1c Easier Derivations meant for class
7.1d More Derivations

7.2a Finishing Obversion
7.2b Two Equivalent Symbolizations for Negative Categoricals
7.2c Two More
              Flash!Flash Lectures for 7.2

7.3a Derivations with ^I
              Flash!Flash Lectures for 7.3a
7.3b Four Harder Derivations with ^I and QN
              Flash!Flash Lectures for 7.3b
7.3c Introductory ^I Problems for Class
7.3d Review Exercises 7.1-7.3 (for class)
7.3e Still More EZ Review exercises
7.3f Somewhat Harder Derivations
7.3g More
7.3h Problems to remind you of Categorical Logic

7.4 [gold] Syntax and Semantics Exercises

7.5 [gold] Symbolization Exercises

7.6 [gold] Derivation Exercises