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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)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 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 %
Discussions 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 %

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

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.