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LOGIC AND THEORY OF REASONING
LOGICA E TEORIA DELL'ARGOMENTAZIONE

A.Y. Credits
2019/2020 12
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Vincenzo Fano After lectures in via Viti 10, ground floor
Teaching in foreign languages
Course with optional materials in a foreign language English
This course is entirely taught in Italian. Study materials can be provided in the foreign language and the final exam can be taken in the foreign language.

Assigned to the Degree Course

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Learning Objectives

The course aims to provide the first rudiments of logic and philosophy of science. It is expected that in the end the student is able to formalize the simplest forms of declarative language and are able to evaluate simple scientific inferences .

Program

1. What is logic

2. propositional calculus and truth tables

3. Natural Deduction

4. predicate calculus

5. metalogic Background.

6. Cognitive Illusions

7. Probability.

8. Scientific Reasoning

9. Scientific Explanation

10 scientific realism

Bridging Courses

none

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

Knowledge and understanding: it is expected that the candidate knows the basics of propositional calculus, predicate calculus  and probabilities, as well as having the ability to understand simple logical or mathematical proofs.

Making judgements: capability of recognise a correct inference.

Communication skills: capability of establishing a correct inference.

Learning skills: capability of learning more logic.

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Supporting Activities

The lecture slides will be available on the site blended


Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Didactics

Lectures, student seminars, seminar of PhD students.

Attendance

To take the exam as attending students it is advisable to attend at least two thirds of the lessons

Course books

Copi Cohen, Introduction to logic, Routledge

Assessment

The assessment will be oral, with a minimum of 4 questions. ISimple exercises will be proposed  during and before the interview.

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Didactics

Materials in the blended learning course, skype talks, reception.

Attendance

none

Course books

Copi Cohen, Introduction to logic, Routledge

Assessment

The assessment will be oral, with a minimum of 4 questions. ISimple exercises will be proposed  during and before the interview.

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