Monthly Archives: October 2015

Teach Yourself Logic — suggestions? [Repost]

[I posted this back in August: and I’m moving this to the front of the blog to invite more contributions/suggestions!] I haven’t looked at all at the Teach Yourself Logic Study Guide since the 2015 version came out on January 1st. … Continue reading

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And now for something completely different ….

And it is just Week 3 …

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Moving gently on …

I have various time-consuming plans for the next few weeks and  also need to do quite a bit of reading if I’m to put together a decent update for the Teach Yourself Logic guide for 2016. Hence work on revising the category … Continue reading

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The Aïda of our dreams?

Aïda is perhaps one of those operas where the performance of our dreams is likely to beat any staging: we turn up the headphones, and our imagination does the rest. The much heralded new studio recording of Aida, conducted by … Continue reading

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Git, for the rest of us?

Git is a widely used version control system, much used e.g. by software developers. But others, even writers of one-author paper or book projects,  swear  by it too. Thus Richard Baron writes: The last time the Open Logic Text was discussed on … Continue reading

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Book Note: The Open Logic Text, #2

I’m trying to think about how OLT would work if read, as is, by a student as a stand-alone text, as an introduction to its topics. That is, of course, a quite different issue from e.g. the question of how useful … Continue reading

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Book Note: The Open Logic Text, #1

It has been nine months since I really looked at the Teach Yourself Logic 2015 Study Guide. It’s time to start thinking about a 2016 update. So over the coming weeks I’ll be tinkering with the current version, while reading, dipping, … Continue reading

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