Department of Philosophy

University of Essex

 

PY 114:  Introduction to Logic

2007-2008

 

 

Instructor:  Wayne Martin

Office Hours:  Wednesdays and Fridays 1-2pm

or by appointment

5B-120

 

 

 

 

Class Handouts (pdf downloads):

 

 

 

Week Two Handout

Introduction: The Study of Argument, Validity and Proof

 

 

Week Three Handout

ABCs of Propositional Logic

 

 

Week Four Handout

Truth Functions and Truth Tables

 

 

Week Five Handout

Putting Truth Tables to Work

 

 

Week Six Handout

Introduction to Natural Deduction

 

 

Week Seven Handout

Conditional Proof

 

 

NO MEETING WEEK 8

Reading Week

 

 

Week Nine Handout

Disjunctive Proof

 

 

Week Ten Handout

Negation Rules

 

 

Week Eleven Handout

Half Time

 

 

WINTER BREAK

 

 

Week Sixteen Handout

Subjects, Predicates and the Universal Quantifier

 

 

Week Seventeen Handout

The Existential Quantifier

 

 

Week Eighteen Handout

The Logic of Relations

 

 

Week Nineteen Handout

More on Relations, Identity, Number

 

 

Week Twenty Handout

Rules of Natural Deduction for the Universal Quanifier

 

 

NO MEETING WEEK 21

Reading Week

 

 

Week Twenty-Two Handout

More Rules of Natural Deduction for Quanifiers

 

 

Week Twenty-Three Handout

On the Dangers of Being Tempted Beyond QL

handout not available for download

 

                 

Week Twenty-Four Handout

Whence the Authority of Logic?

 

 

Week Twenty-Five Handout

Last Shots

 

 

 

Marked Homework Assignments

 

First Marked Homework Set

 

 

Second Marked Homework

 

 

Third Marked Homework

 

 

Fourth Marked Homework

 

 

 

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