PHIL 303 - Introduction to Symbolic Logic
Section: 101
Term: SP 2008
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, MSA
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PHIL 203, 296 or 414.
Other Course Info:
F, W, Sp.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is an introduction to formal logic focused on first-order predicate logic with identity — logic based on translations of simple sentences like "Snow is white" and "Pat is hungry" into an artificial language. Studying this artificial language, we will develop some tools to help us understand and evaluate ordinary sentences and arguments of English. We will also develop a better understanding of important philosophical concepts, such as truth and meaning. The course will cover some of the so-called model theory and proof theory of our artificial language, as well as some of the metatheoretical connections between the two.

PHIL 303 - Introduction to Symbolic Logic
Schedule Listing
101 (LEC)
P
50540
Open
28
 
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MWF 10:00AM - 12:00PM
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