Readings

Jan  29  A Prelude to Logic, Ch 0: What Should You Believe?

Jan 31  A Prelude to Logic, Ch 1, Logical Possibility

Feb 5    A Prelude to Logic, Ch 2: Language

Feb 7    A Prelude to Logic, Ch 3: Skepticism

Feb 12   A Prelude to Logic, Ch 4: Conceptual Illusions.
Take the IAT test online before this class!

Feb 14   A Prelude to Logic, Ch 5: Relativism

Feb 19   A Prelude to Logic. Ch 6: Knowledge

Feb 21   A Prelude to Logic, Ch 7: Religious Belief

Feb 26     A Prelude to Logic, Ch 8 Arguments and conditionals

Feb 28   A Prelude to Logic, Ch 9: Propositional Logic.
Hurley 6.1, Ex. 6.1, I: 5,6,7,8,15,16,18,19, 20; III; Ex. 6.2, I, Woof!

Mar 5     Spring Break

Mar 7     Spring Break

Mar 1   Truth Functions and Truth Tables.
Hurley 6.2: truth tables for the connectives.

Mar 12   Truth Tables. Hurley 6.3 – 6.5

Mar 19   A Prelude to Logic, Ch. 10: Truth Trees
(Additional material at the Hurley textbook site)

Mar 21   A Prelude to Logic, Ch. 10: Truth Trees
(Additional material at the Hurley textbook site)

Truth Tree Test (handout)

Mar 26   Midterm Review

Mar 28   Midterm Test

Apr 2     Hurley 7.1, Intro to Natural Deduction

Apr 4     Hurley 7.2

Apr 9     Hurley 7.3

Apr 11   Hurley 7.4

Apr 16   Hurley 7.5

Apr 18   Easter Break: No Classes

Apr 23   Hurley 7.6

Apr 25   Hurley 7.7 Proving Tautologies

Apr 30   Soundness, Completeness, Semantics, and Sets

May 2    Prelude to Logic, Ch 11: Predicate Logic

May 7    Prelude to Logic, Ch 11: Predicate Logic

May 9    Prelude to Logic, Ch 11: Predicate Logic:
Identity and Definite Descriptions

May 14  Exam Review

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