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Cass J Weller
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

The aim of this course is that you become acquainted with, and learn to manipulate, a formal system of deduction and acquire some proficiency in the techniques of formally symbolizing and evaluating deductive arguments. The course covers both propositional and quantificational logic. TEXT: "Beginning Logic", E.J. Lemmon. Lecture notes will be available through E-reserve.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

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 Annette R. Bernier
Date: 11/18/2013