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Philosophy 103: Introduction to Logic
Assignment Schedule, Spring 2002

MWF 9:00-9:50 Web Alias A
MWF 11:00-11:50 Web Alias B

The following assignment schedule is subject to revision and is intended to be a general guide to the minimum assignments this semester.  The assignment given at the beginning of class takes precedence over this schedule.

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Class Topic


Jan 9 W

Welcome to the Course
Purpose of the Course

Study Syllabus
Obtain textbook

Jan 11 F

What is Philosophy?

Set up email account
Sign up logichelp

Jan 14 M

What is Logic?

Study Copi 3-8
Post first message logichelp

Jan 16 W

The Structure of Arguments
Premisses and Conclusions

Study Copi 11-19
Ex. 9-10: 2-10

Jan 18 F

Introduction to Deduction and Induction
Introduction to Truth, Validity, Soundness

Study Copi 21-26
Ex. 19: 2, 4

Jan 21 M

How to Diagram Arguments

Study Copi 35-37
Ex. H.O. Complex Arguments

Jan 23 W

Explanations and Nonarguments

Study Copi 42-46
Ex. H.O. Premiss and Conclusion Indicators

Jan 25 F

Diagramming Practice

Study Copi 46-50
Study Syllabus 9-12
Web Practice Sheet

Jan 28 M

Take-Home Assignments

Web Practice
Opt. Review Web Premiss and Conclusion Indicator Quiz

Jan 20 W

Take-Home Assignments

Web Practice
Opt. Review Web Diagramming Arguments Quiz

Feb  1 F

Deduction and Induction
Truth, Validity, and Soundness, Part I
Web Practice Sheet Due

H.O. Diagramming with Deduction and Induction
Opt. Review Web Truth, Validity, Soundness Quiz

Feb  4 M

Truth, Validity, and Soundness, Part II

Review notes
Opt. Review Web Structure of Arguments Test

Feb  6 W

Review for Test

Chat 8:00~9:00

Feb  8 F

Test I:  The Structure of Arguments

Study Copi 71-81

Feb 11 M

Forms and Functions of Language

Study Copi 86-91

Feb 13 W

Emotive Words and Emotive Significance

Ex. H.O. Emotive Significance

Feb 15 F

Varieties of Disagreements
Belief and Attitude

Study Copi 95-97
Ex. H.O. Varieties of Disagreements
Ex. 92: 4-9

Feb 18 M

Introduction to Informal Fallacies

Review Web Varieties of Disagreements Quiz
Study Copi 137-150

Feb 20 W

Informal Fallacies of Relevance, Part I

Flash Cards: Relevance

Feb 22 F

Informal Fallacies of Relevance, Part II

Ex. 150-155: I, II all

Feb 25 M

Informal Fallacies of Presumption, Part I

Study Copi 156-167
Ex. 161-163: 1-10

Feb 27 W

Informal Fallacies of Presumption, Part II

Flash Cards: Presumption

Mar 1 F

The Great American Fallacy Contest

Opt.: Review Web Fallacy Test

Mar 3-Mar 10

Spring Break

Opt. Review Test on Informal Fallacies

Mar 11 M

Review for Test on Language and Informal Fallacies

Chat 8~9

Mar 13 W

Test II:  Language and Informal Fallacies

Study Copi 181-188

Mar 15 F

Categorical Propositions
Quantity, Quality, and Distribution

Study Copi 188-193
Ex. 188: 1-10
Memorize Chart

Mar 18 M

The Square of Opposition

Ex. 193: I-IV, all

Mar 20 W

"Bouncing Around the Square"

Study Copi 193-200

Mar 22 F

Further Immediate Inferences

Ex. 200-201: I-III, all

Mar 25 M

Successive Immediate Inferences, Part I

Ex. 201: IV: 1-5

Mar 27 F

Successsive Immediate Inferences, Part II

Study Copi 208-213
Ex. 201 V: 1-5

Mar 29 F

Venn Diagrams for Propositions

Ex. 213: 1-10

Apr   1 M

Review for Test on Categorical Syllogisms

Opt. Review Web Test on Categorical Syllogisms

Apr  3 W

Test III: Categorical Propositions

Study Copi 217-223

Apr  5 F

Syllogistic Terminology

Study Copi 221-223
Ex 220-221: 1-5

Apr  8 M

Method of Refutation by Means of Devising a Logical Analogy

Study Copi 224-231
Ex. 223: 2-4

Apr 10 W

Venn Diagrams for Syllogisms

Study Copi 232-236
Ex. 230-231:  I, all

Apr 12 F

Syllogistic Fallacies

Ex. 240-241: II, all

Apr 15 M

Problem Solving

Ex. 241-241 III: 1-5

Apr 17 W

Review for Test on Syllogisms

Chat 8~9
Opt. Review Web Test on Syllogisms

Apr 19 F

Test IV: Syllogisms

Review Questions for Final

Apr 22 M

Review for Comprehensive Final Exam

Opt. Review Web Tests




Apr 26 F

Final Exam at 8:00-10:00 Logic A
MWF 9:00-9:50 Section 03


Apr 29 M

Final Exam at 11:00-1:00 Logic B
MWF 11:00-11:50 Section 07



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