[FE 2011]  Logic II

Semester I
thursday 10:30 am - 12:15 pm

Course Information

Professor: RAFFRAY, Matthieu
Email: raffray@pust.it
Language: English
Program: baccalaureate
ECTS: 3
Schedule:
Semester I
thursday 10:30 am - 12:15 pm

Content

This course will be divided into four parts: 1. Theory of supposition; 2. Logical fallacies (Fallacies of relevance, of presumption, of ambiguity); 3. Introduction to modern logic (Short history of logic; Meta-logic and Russell’s paradoxes; Coherence and completeness; Gödel’s incompleteness theorems); 4. Introduction to symbolic logic (Symbolic language; Propositional Calculus; Truth value of compound propositions; Rules of inference and rules of replacement; Basic notions of Predicate Calculus).

Bibliography

M. COPI / C. COHEN, Introduction to Logic, Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 10th edition, 1998. H. GENSLER, Introduction to logic, New York: Routledge, 2nd edition, 2010. G. PRIEST, Logic – A Very Short Introduction, Oxford: Univ. Press, 2000.