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In the Fall of 1982, at Amherst College, I (Milt Williams) had the privilege of taking a Philosophy class, Logic, with Prof. Joseph Epstein. I found the class fascinating from the very first day, as we learned about logical implication—the notion that P logically implies Q if, and only if, Q must be true if P is true. This logical relationship is similar to the relationship expressed by a conditional statement—if P, then Q—for if the conditional statement is true, and if P is true, then Q must be true (by modus ponens).

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