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PHIL300 - Logic

Course Details

Course Code: PHIL300 Course ID: 3533 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is an examination of the historical and contemporary concepts and techniques used in logic and emphasizes modern and classical treatments of topics such as quantification and rules of inference. The course will cover the principles of induction, informal fallacies, and uses of logic in everyday life. NOTE: THIS COURSE UTILIZES SOFTWARE THAT CAN ONLY BE RUN ON WINDOWS OR MAC SYSTEMS. (Prerequisite: PHIL101)





Prerequisites

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successful completion of PHIL300, the student will:

  • CO-1: Develop a comprehensive vocabulary as it relates to the study of logic
  • CO-2: Identify and evaluate fallacious reasoning
  • CO-3: Develop a comprehension of deductive logic and synthesize that knowledge in the analysis of various arguments.
  • CO-4: Develop a comprehension of inductive logic and synthesize that knowledge in the analysis of various arguments.
  • CO-5: Cultivate the tools of logic in the analysis of everyday reasoning about causation, scientific reasoning and pseudoscience
NameGrade %
Forums 50.00 %
Week 1 - Introductions 5.56 %
Week 1 - WK1Q1 5.56 %
Week 2 - WK2Q1 5.56 %
Week 3 - WK3Q1 5.56 %
Week 4 - WK4Q1 5.56 %
Week 5 - WK5Q1 5.56 %
Week 6 - WK6Q1 5.56 %
Week 7 - WK7Q1 5.56 %
Week 8 - WK8Q1 5.56 %
Assignments 50.00 %
Week 2 - Fallacies 12.50 %
Week 4 - Propositional Logic Worksheet 12.50 %
Week 6 - Analogies 12.50 %
Week 8 - Pseudo-Scientific Claims 12.50 %

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Websites
In addition to the required course texts the following public domain Websites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.

Site Name Website URL/Address
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy http://plato.stanford.edu
The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy http://www.iep.utm.edu/
Philosophy Pages http://www.philosophypages.com/

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.