1/29/08 10Software Under construction
Skills to be acquired in this tutorial:
To become familiar with the new rules for predicate logic trees with identity.
It is possible to use trees with formulas containing identity. Two new rules are needed.
Existential Generalization (EG)
1/23/09 10 Software
A central use for Trees is to produce a counter example to an invalid argument. To do this, you construct a tree with a complete open branch. You will be able to do this for invalid arguments (but not valid ones). Then you run up that branch assigning all atomic formulas True and all negations of atomic formulas False.
This applet will let you try a few.