Philosophy and Logic: A Self-Paced Course

Professor Austen Clark
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269


Schedule

No tests on unit 1 can be taken after the date marked "END Unit 1", etc. The other entries in the
rightmost column are recommendations: of which units to be tested on that week.
See the syllabus for more details.

Date

Lecture Day

Date

Lecture Day

 

Test session

 

 

1/26

Introduction

 

Meet TA!

1/31

Arguments
1.1

2/2

Validity
1.2

 

Unit 1

7

Logical form
1.3

9

Form and And
2.1, 2.2

 

Unit 1

14

Or and Not
2.2

16

Grouping; biconditionals
2.3, 2.4a

 

Unit 2

21

Conditionals
2.4

23

English variants
2.5

 

Unit 2
END UNIT 1

28

Meaning; fallacies
3.2, 3.3

3/1

More fallacies
3.3

 

Unit 3

3/6

Definitions
3.4

8

Criticizing definitions
3.4, 3.5

 

Unit 3
END UNIT 2

13

Analyze inferences
4.1

15

Analyze inferences
4.1, 4.2

 

Unit 4

 

S P R I N G

 

B R E A K

 

 

27

Suppressed premises
4.3

29

Practice problems
4.2, 4.3

 

Unit 4

4/3

Induction; sampling
5.1, 5.2

4/5

Measurement
5.3

 

Unit 5
END UNIT 3

10

Compute statistic
5.4

12

Generalize
5.5

 

Unit 5

17

Infer relations
5.6, 5.7

19

Fallacies through vacuity
6.1, 6.2, 6.3

 

Unit 5
END UNIT 4

24

Fallacies of relevance
6.4

26

Fallacies of relevance
6.4

 

Unit 6

5/1

Review

5/3

Review

 

Unit 6

8

Review

10

No class. No Test Sessions!

5/12

Exams start

 

 

 

 

5/19

Exams end