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Spring 2011-2012
* PHI 201 (EC)   No Pass/D/Fail

Introductory Logic

Hans P. Halvorson

Logic is the study of the principles of valid reasoning. This course provides an introduction to symbolic logic, which studies the principles of valid reasoning from an abstract point of view--paying attention to the form of valid arguments rather than their subject matter. We will cover the basic concepts and principles of symbolic logic: validity, logical truth, truth-functional and quantificational inference, formal languages and formal systems, axiomatic and deductive proof procedures.

Sample reading list:
E. J. Lemmon, Beginning Logic
Paul Tomassi, Logic

Reading/Writing assignments:
Readings from the textbook will be assigned to complement the lectures.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 25%
Final Exam - 35%
Problem set(s) - 40%

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42464 L01 10:00 am - 10:50 am M W   Thomas Laboratory   003   Enrolled:81 Limit:120
P01 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm M   Class of 1879 Hall   119   Enrolled:13 Limit:13
P02 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm M   Class of 1879 Hall   119   Enrolled:14 Limit:13
P03 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm T   Marx Hall   201   Enrolled:12 Limit:13
P04 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm T   Class of 1879 Hall   123   Enrolled:13 Limit:13
P05 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm T   Class of 1879 Hall   123   Enrolled:12 Limit:13
P06 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   Class of 1879 Hall   119   Enrolled:11 Limit:13
P07 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm M   Class of 1879 Hall   119   Enrolled:7 Limit:13