Logic Richard Lee
Philosophy 2203 011Summer 1999

Schedule of Readings

Tentative

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

 
Basic Concepts of Logic
5/171.1 Arguments, Premises, and Conclusions (skip "Note on the History of Logic")
5/181.2 Recognizing Arguments
5/191.3 Deduction and Induction
1.4 Validity, Truth, Soundness, Strength, Cogency
5/201.5 Argument Forms: Proving Invalidity
 
5/21First Examination
 
Informal Fallacies
5/243.1 Fallacies in General
5/253.2 Fallacies of Relevance
5/263.3 Fallacies of Weak Induction
5/273.4 Fallacies of Presumption, Ambiguity, and Grammatical Analogy
3.5 Fallacies in Ordinary Language
 
5/28Second 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
 
6/4Third Examination
 
Elementary Natural Deduction
6/77.1 Rules of Implication I
6/87.2 Rules of Implication II
6/97.3 Rules of Replacement I
6/107.4 Rules of Replacement II
 
6/11Fourth Examination
 
More Proof Techniques and on to Predicate Logic
6/147.5 Conditional Proof
6/157.6 Indirect Proof
6/168.1 Symbols and Translation
6/178.5 Proving Invalidity
 
6/18Fifth Examination
 
Predicate Logic with Identity
6/218.2 Using the Rules of Inference
8.3 Change of Quantifier Rules
6/228.4 Conditional and Indirect Proof
6/238.6 Relational Predicates and Overlapping Quantifiers
6/248.7 Identity
 
6/25Sixth Examination


Richard Lee, rlee@comp.uark.edu, last modified: 4 May 1999