Logic II-E2 :Quantificational Logic and Deductions

科目ナンバリング U-LAS00 10008 LE34 開講年度・開講期 2021 ・ 後期
単位数 2 単位 授業形態 講義
配当学年 主として1・2回生 対象学生 全学向
使用言語 英語 曜時限 水4
教員 SAHKER,Ethan Kyle (医学研究科 助教)
授業の概要・目的 After progressing through Logic I, students will develop more applied skills in Logic II. Basic logic concepts and deductive reasoning will be advanced toward incorporating methods of inductive reasoning. Inductive reasoning takes observations and infers a general “truth” from those observations. As an extension of the methods and principles used to identify and use reasoning, students will learn causal and probabilistic theories and methods for the evaluation of reasoning.
Concepts and skills learned in Logic II will cover methodologies used within the humanities and the sciences.
Students will actively practice:
(1) formation of comparisons for comprehension and persuasion
(2) logic applied to statistical applications
(3) logic and reasoning in academic writing and evaluation
到達目標 (1) To acquire the ability to assess an argument to determine the validity of the inductive reasoning methods.
(2) To learn to evaluate scientific writing based on the presented reasoning and statistical conclusions presented.
(3) To develop an enhanced ability to write clear and systematic arguments using systematic reasoning.
授業計画と内容 (1) Course overview and introduction to logic
(2-3) Analogy, legal and moral reasoning
(4-5) Methods for identifying causality
(6-7) Probability
(8-9) Statistical reasoning
(10-11) Hypothetical and scientific reasoning
(12-13) Evaluating science
(14) Review
(15) Final exam
(16) Feedback
成績評価の方法・観点 20% - Quizes
40% - Final Exam
20% - Short Personal Reflection Paper
20% - Attendance and Active Participation
履修要件 Logic I
授業外学習(予習・復習)等 Students are expected to complete assignments before class and come prepared to discuss the topics. One short personal reflection paper will also be required.
教科書 Not required. Optional referrence books are provided below
参考書等 Logic: A complete introduction., Lee SF. (2017)., , ISBN:ASIN B01J24WGYW
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