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)
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 10/31/21||Summer 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
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
|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 %|
|Week 2 - Fallacies||12.50 %|
|Week 4 - Propositional Logic Worksheet||12.50 %|
|Week 6 - Analogies||12.50 %|
|Week 8 - Pseudo-Scientific Claims||12.50 %|
Additional informative site: http://www.cengage.com/cgi-wadsworth/course_products_wp.pl?fid=M20bI&product_isbn_issn=9780840034175
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/|
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom.|
|Author:||No Author Specified|
Not current for future courses.