PHIL 296 - Honors Introduction to Logic
Fall 2013, Section 001
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Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, MSA, QR/1
Other:
Honors
Credit Exclusions:
Credit is granted for only one of PHIL 296 or 303.
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Honors students or permission of instructor.
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.
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Description

Logic is typically understood as the systematic and rigorous study of inference and argument — the science of figuring out what follows from what, and why. Formal logic does this by thinking carefully about systems of inference: what are they good for; what choices we confront when devising them; how, if at all, can we show that we've made the right choices — that is, that our systems of inference really accomplish their aims? We will study a number of formal systems of inference, including systems meant to apply under the all-too-familiar condition of uncertainty. We will aim not only to master their details but also to think about what the nature and point of systems of logic are.

Course Requirements:

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Intended Audience:

No knowledge of philosophy will be presupposed.

Class Format:

3hrs of lecture with discussion per week

Schedule

PHIL 296 - Honors Introduction to Logic
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