LogicSummer 1998

Schedule of Readings

All readings are from Patrick J. Hurley A Concise Introduction to Logic, sixth edition.

Basic Concepts of Logic
5/181.1 Arguments, Premises, and Conclusions (skip "Note on the History of Logic")
5/191.2 Recognizing Arguments
5/201.3 Deduction and Induction
1.4 Validity, Truth, Soundness, Strength, Cogency
5/211.5 Argument Forms: Proving Invalidity
5/22First Examination
Informal Fallacies
5/263.1 Fallacies in General
3.2 Fallacies of Relevance
5/273.3 Fallacies of Weak Induction
5/283.4 Fallacies of Presumption, Ambiguity, and Grammatical Analogy
3.5 Fallacies in Ordinary Language
5/29Second Examination
Propositional Logic
6/16.1 Symbols and Translation
6/26.6 Argument Forms and Fallacies
6.2 Truth Functions
6/36.3 Truth Tables for Propositions
6.4 Truth Tables for Arguments
6/46.5 Indirect Truth Tables
6/5Third Examination
Elementary Natural Deduction
6/87.1 Rules of Implication I
6/97.2 Rules of Implication II
6/107.3 Rules of Replacement I
6/117.4 Rules of Replacement II
6/12Fourth Examination
More Proof Techniques and on to Predicate Logic
6/157.5 Conditional Proof
6/167.6 Indirect Proof
6/178.1 Symbols and Translation
6/188.5 Proving Invalidity
6/19Fifth Examination
Predicate Logic with Identity
6/228.2 Using the Rules of Inference
8.3 Change of Quantifier Rules
6/238.4 Conditional and Indirect Proof
6/248.6 Relational Predicates and Overlapping Quantifiers
6/258.7 Identity
6/26Sixth Examination

Richard Lee, rlee@comp.uark.edu, last modified: 15 May 1998