PHI 230 Assignments

Due 1/10

 

Course Introduction

  • Course Orientation
  • Intro to Logic

 

Due 1/17

Module 1:  Basic Concepts I

  • Arguments, Premises, and Conclusions
  • Recognizing Arguments
  • Deduction and Induction

 

Assignment 1

Read Chapter All of Chapter 1.

Problems Section 1.1:
I. 1-25 (You do not have to write out the entire sentence.)
III. All
IV. All

Problems Section 1.2:
I. 1-25
IV. All
V. All

Problems Section 1.3:
I. 1-30
II. All
III. All

Due 1/24

 

Module 1:  Basic Concepts II

  • Validity, Truth, Soundness, Strength, Cogency
  • Argument Forms: Proving Invalidity
  • Extended Arguments

ASSIGNMENT 2

Review Chapter 1


Problems Section 1.4
I. 1-10
II. 1-10
III. 1-20
IV. All
V. All


Problems Section 1.5
I. 1-5
II. 1-5


Problems Section 1.6
I. 1-6

Study for Test
 

TEST 1/31

Test 1, BASIC CONCEPTS,

CHAPTER 1.1-1.6

 

Due 2/7

 

Module 2:  Informal Fallacies I

  • Fallacies in General
  • Fallacies of Relevance

Assignment 3

Read Chapter 3.

Problems Section 3.1
I. 1-10

Problems Section 3.2
I. All
II. All

Due 2/14

 

Module 2:  Informal Fallacies II

  • Fallacies of Weak Induction

 

Assignment 4

Review Chapter 3.

Problems Section 3.3
I. All
II. All
III. All

 

Due 2/21 

Module 2:  Informal Fallacies III

  • Fallacies of Presumption
  • Fallacies of Ambiguity
  • Fallacies of Grammatical Analogy

Assignment 5

Problems Section 3.4
I. All
II. All
III. All

 

TEST 2/28

Test 2, INFORMAL FALLACIES,

CHAPTER 3.1-4

 

Due 3/6

Module 3: CATEGORICAL PROPOSITIONS i

 

  • The components of Categorical Propositions
  • Quality, Quantity, and Distribution
  • Venn Diagrams and the Modern Square of Opposition

 

Assignment 6

Read Chapter 4
Do all exercises at the end of 4.1, 4.2, and 4.3

Due 3/20

 

Module 3: CATEGORICAL PROPOSITIONS II

 

  • Conversions, Obversion, and Contraposition
  • The Traditional Square of Opposition
  • Venn Diagrams and the Traditional Standpoint

Assignment 7

Review Chapter 4.

Problems Section 4.4
I. All
II. All
III. 1-10

Problems Section 4.5
I. All
II. All

Problems Section 4.6
I. All
II. All

 

Due 3/27

Module 4: cATEGORICAL SYLLOGISMS I

 

  • Standard Form, Mood, and Figure
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Rules and Fallacies

 

 

 

 

Assignment 8

Read Chapter 5

Problems Section 5.1
I. All
II. 1-5
III. 1-5
IV. All
V. All

 Problems Section 5.2
I. 1-10
II. All
III. All

 

Due 4/3

Module 4: cATEGORICAL SYLLOGISMS II

 

  • Rules and Fallacies

 

 

Assignment 9

 

Problems Section 5.3
I. All

Study for Test

Due 4/10

Test 3, CATEGORICAL LOGIC,

CHAPTER 4.1-6 and 5.1-3.

 

 

Due 4/17

 Module 5: pROPOSITIONAL lOGIC i

 

  • Symbols and Translation
  • Truth Functions
  • Truth Tables for Propositions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Assignment 10

Read Chapter 6

Problems Section 6.1
I. 1-20
II. All
III. All

 Problems Section 6.2
I. All
II. All
III. 20-25
IV. 1-10

Problems Section 6.3
I. 10-15
II. 10-15

 

Due 4/24

 

 

Module 5: pROPOSITIONAL lOGIC II

 

  • Truth Tables for Arguments
  • Indirect Truth Tables

 

 

Assignment 11

Review Chapter 6

Problems Section 6.4
I. All
II. 1-10

 Problems Section 6.6
I. 1-20

 

5/1

 

Test 4, Propositional Logic

CHAPTER 6.1-5.