Logic is the analysis and appraisal of arguments. It examines, sets standards, and develops techniques for thinking. This class explores logic as an aid to listening and reading attentively, to writing and speaking clearly, and to arguing both critically and constructively. It prepares students to take the logical portions of the LSAT exams. Last, it introduces students to some of the philosophical angles on logic.
Logic Schedule revised 2016
Texts to Buy for Class
Gensler, Harry J. Introduction to Logic, 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2010. ISBN-10: 0415996511; ISBN-13: 978-0415996518
Shenefelt, Michael and Heidi White. If A then B: How the World Discovered Logic, Columbia University Press, 2013. ISBN-10: 0231161050; ISBN-13: 978-0231161053
LogiCola homework program
Readings in History of Logic
ParmenidesWay of Truth shorter
Private Language Wittgenstein.
Resources for Class
LSAT (Law School Application Test)
LOGIC AND PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES
Guido van Robot