syllabus

PROVISIONAL SYLLABUS (this will be regularly updated; times and number of quizzes still to be finally decided)

We will not be covering the material on Identity (ch. 21, ch. 23.2.2), and some more advanced material on Relational Logic from chs. 20 and 22, as well as some other sections as noted below.

Week 1      ch 1: arguments

(Jan 4, 6)

Week 2      ch 2: validity; ch 3 statements and conditionals

(Jan 9, 11, 13) 

Week 3      ch 4: negation; ch 5: conjunction

(Jan 16, 18, 20); Quiz 1 on Jan 20on the material of the first 4 chapters (though not on 1.3 and 2.3).

Week 4      ch 6: disjunction; ch 7: conditional proof; ch 8: biconditionals

(Jan 23, 25, 27). Quiz 2 on Jan 27: on the material through chapter 7 (though not on 5.3, 7.3).

Week 5       ch 9: dilemmas; ch 10: reductios 

(Jan 30, Feb 1, 3); Quiz 3 on Feb 3on the material through chapter 10 (though not on 9.2, 10.2).

Week 6       ch 11: review; ch 12: SL as a formal system; 

(Feb 6, 8, 10); NEW!Quiz 4 on Feb 10on the material through chapter 12 (though not on 12.2.2)

Week 7      ch. 13.1-2: truth tables; ch 14.1: truth trees; Midterm Exam.

(Feb 13, 15, 17); Midterm Exam in class on Feb 17; on chs. 1-14, BUT NOT 12.2.2, 13.3, 14.2.

Feb 20-26: Midterm Recess

(Feb 20-26)

Week 8       ch 15: syllogistic logic; ch 16: universal quant’n

(Feb 27, Mar 1, 3); Quiz 5 on Mar 3: on chapters 15 and 16. (Andrew and Josh)

Week 9       ch 17: existential quant’n; ch 18: advanced class logic

(Mar 6, 8, 10); Quiz 6 on Mar 10: on chapters 16 and 17. (Josh and Andrew)

Week 10     ch 18: advanced class logic; ch 19.1-2: asyllogistic logic;  

(Mar 13, 15, 17); Quiz 7 on Mar 17: on chapters 18 and 19.1-2. (Gabriella and RTWA)

Week 11     ch 19.3: formal system; ch 20: relational logic; ch 22.1.1: relational statements

(Mar 20, 22, 24); Quiz 8 on Mar 24: on chapters 19.3, 20, 22.1.1. (Brad and Gabriella)

Week 12     Ch 22.2: relational arguments; ch 23: PL truth trees 

(Mar 27, 29, 31)

Week 13    ch 24: prospectus and review

(Apr 3, 5)

Final Exam:  April 24th, 9:00-11:30 a.m. in LRW /B1007

Personal timetables are available through  Mosaic > Student Centre> Academics Section> Exam Schedule (in the drop-down).

© Richard T. W. Arthur 2016