Monday, May 12, 2008

Logic Textbooks Cost Too Much

And Rob Helpychalk has a good idea about not buying into their hype with a quick review of some open source books.

I used Hurley this year for both logic and critical thinking courses, which was convenient. But just about all the texts out there are good enough for my purposes, so I doubt that I'll assign such an expensive text again anytime soon.

My local paper ran an article last month about the out-of-control prices on college textbooks and a New York Times editorial calls on Congress to intervene. Apparently the NYPIRG recently released a report about this problem.

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