- Code COMP2620
- Unit Value 6 units
An introductory course in formal logic, dealing with propositional and predicate logic. Techniques of formal deduction and tests for the validity of arguments will be studied. Basic semantic concepts will be discussed.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Express reasoning problems using first order logical notation.
- Construct natural deduction proofs in first order logic and translate between calculi.
- Explain the relationship between rules of deduction and the semantics of logic.
- Critically assess and compare philosophical views on issues arising from elementary logic.
Assignments (40%); Final exam (60%).
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Workload2x1 hour lectures per week, 1x1 hour tutorial per week (10 weeks), 1x2 hour lab session per week (4 weeks) or 2 hour practical/discussion class (8 weeks). 5 hours of private study. Total 24 hours of lectures, 24 hours of labs/pracs, 10 hours of tutorials and 62 hours of private study - 120 hours total
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3123||19 Feb 2018||27 Feb 2018||31 Mar 2018||25 May 2018||In Person||N/A|