2010.09.14

2010.09.14 - This Course This Section • “Phil 120 Logic...

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Unformatted text preview: This Course This Section • “Phil 120: Logic and critical thinking” • Sec 008 BuchA201 • Instructor Leslie Burkholder What You Should Have Thu 09 Sep • Printed syllabus Agenda Thu 09 Sep • Course goals • Course goals, illustrations goals • Course mechanics • Setup: Lectures, exam computer labs • People • Texts, other course materials • Evaluation • Vista website Online Syllabus ClassNotes • Class notes contents • Copies overheads • Some blanks • Class notes availability rule • Online usually evening before class Course Materials Linked to Syllabus Setup • Lectures • Drop in no-appointment computer labs • Exam labs: Supervised tests. • Drop in no-appointment help labs • Course TA present Computer Labs Schedule Evaluation Main • Vista computer-graded homework quizzes + Vista intro quiz • 5% course grade • 8 or more practice homework quizzes • Vista supervised computer-graded tests • 90% course grade • 8 or more real exams. Total ~6 hours over term. • Iclicker • 5% • Some participation, some right answer Iclickers 1 Iclicker Test • Question Is your iclicker sending to __ __? • A. Yes I know it is • B. No I know it isn’t • C. I dunno Today Agenda Tue 14 Sep • Analyzing simple reasoning, arguments, into important parts • Simple reasoning. Clue words. 1 reasoning in source • Simple reasoning. NO Clue words. 1 reasoning in source Course Goals • General goals, skills to be acquired: • Identifying whether reasoning, arguments • Separating reasoning, arguments, into important parts • Evaluating when reasoning, arguments, correct, incorrect • Applying to famous examples Course Goals Order • General goals, skills to be acquired: • Separating reasoning, arguments, into important parts • Evaluating when reasoning, arguments, correct, incorrect • Identifying whether reasoning, arguments • Applying to famous examples Reasoning, Argument? ( GRM ch 1) • Reasoning, argument: • Where someone trying to prove to you something is true or false • Using presented and assumed information or ideas • = “Argument” • Puzzle or serious • Not restricted subject topic GRM Textbook 4th ed GRM Textbook 3rd ed Important Parts (GRM Ch 1) • Conclusion(s), ending points, what trying to prove, figure out • Intermediate • Final • Premises, starting points, information and ideas used • Words, word information • Picture, picture information • Implicit, unstated Analyzing Reasoning GRM p 33-34 • Analyzing, reconstructing, explicating, reasoning,...
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