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Page 1 of 4 TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE PHI 2100: INTRODUCTORY LOGIC NAME __________________________________ REF# 36949 THREE SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT INSTRUCTOR: D. JONES FALL 2005 (rev. 03 – 8/29/05) THE COURSE: PHI 2100: REF# 36949 THE ROOM: SM 129 (BUILDING #18) THE DAYS: MWF THE TIME: 9:05 – 9:55 am INSTRUCTOR: DOUG JONES OFFICE: SM 243 (BUILDING #18) HOURS: MWF: 10:00-1:15 TR: 10:00-11:30 M: 2:15-3:45 R: 2:15-3:45 . . . or by appointment. TELEPHONE: 850-201-8120 SCIENCE/MATH DIVISION: 850-201-8499 FAX: 850-201-8119 This is a Web-Assisted Course: Description : Classroom based course with some use of internet resources required. MY TCC WEB-PAGE: http://faculty.tcc.fl.edu/scma/jonesd/ Or you can get to my web page by clicking on the TCC web page (( http://www.tcc.fl.edu )), then click on Faculty / Staff , then Faculty Homepages (under Who to Contact ), and go from there. .. the rest is easy! TEXT: A Concise Introduction to Logic , 9th edition, by Patrick J. Hurley, Wadsworth Publishing Company, Belmont, CA, 2006. PREREQUISITES: Successful completion of the general education communications requirement and MAT 1033, Intermediate Algebra. COURSE DESCRIPTION: PHI 2100 Introductory Logic: Reasoning and Critical Thinking (3) FA SP Prerequisite: Successful completion of the general education communications requirement and MAT 1033, Intermediate Algebra. This course consists of an introduction to Aristotelian logic, which is the deductive form of reasoning whose origin is attributed to Aristotle. Additionally, topics in symbolic logic, fallacies and inductive reasoning are developed. The topics covered include basic concepts; inductive and deductive arguments; informal fallacies; categorical propositions; categorical syllogisms; propositional logic, natural deduction and the "rules of inference" and the "rules of replacement"; conditional and indirect proofs; proving logical truths. To satisfy the requirements of the State Board of Education Rule 6A-10:30, each student enrolled in PHI 2100 must complete the course with a grade average of "C" or better and produce competent written work of at least 3,500 words. Lecture 3 hours. Written Work (3,500 words minimum) is required. Satisfies the general education requirement. COURSE OBJECTIVES: This is a three-semester-hour academic credit course that consists of a traditional introduction to Aristotelian logic and allied topics. This course is specifically focused on Western (essentially European), binary logic. The course objective is to provide the student with a logical framework in which to understand and evaluate today’s scientific, technical, and political developments. In words attributed to Thomas
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Page 2 of 4 Jefferson: In a republican nation, whose citizens are to be led by reason and persuasion and not by force, the art of reasoning becomes of first importance. COURSE OUTLINE (TOPICS COVERED):
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