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Arthur I Fine
PHIL 120
Seattle Campus

Introduction to Logic

Elementary symbolic logic. The development, application, and theoretical properties of an artificial symbolic language designed to provide a clear representation of the logical structure of deductive arguments.

Class description

Beginning course in deductive logic, with an emphasis on developing skills in reasoning. We will cover the first three chapters of the text, and part of chapter four, with some additional material from the lectures. TEXT: Logic: Techniques of Formal Reasoning, Kalish, Montague and Mar

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

There are no prerequisites except for a commitment to work steadily. Suitable for nonmajors. No prerequisites.

Class assignments and grading

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Arthur I Fine
Date: 03/19/2008