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PHI 201 Logic (3 credits)

Course Description

A study of classical and contemporary formulations of the principles of human thought. Proper deductive and inductive logic is contrasted with fallacies. Categorical logic, truth functional logic and quantificational logic are examined.

Learning Results

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:
• Become competent in expressing language in the formalized expressions of categorical, truth functional
    and quantificational logic
• Understand how to evaluate simple arguments in categorical, truth functional and quantificational logic
• Recognize and evaluate various forms of inductive logic including generalization, analogy and Mill's
    methods
• Clarify his/her thinking by recognizing and avoiding fallacies

Textbooks

Learning Documentation

This course consists of 14 assignments and 14 exams.

Learning Evaluation

Each assignment is worth 20 points and the exams are 50 points each for a total of 980 points possible.

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