Introduction to Formal Logic

Introduction to Formal Logic
History and use of syllogistic and propositional logic; evaluating arguments with Venn diagrams, truth tables, and Copi-style proofs and proof strategies; informal reasoning and fallacies.
PHIL
205
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall, Winter
Course Outcomes

Logic

Know the basic vocabulary and concepts of formal and informal logic.

Logic

Learn how to appraise validity by refuting invalid arguments and by constructing formal proofs for valid ones.

Logic

Learn how to translate ordinary language into logical symbolism.