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2013 HPA291 Introduction to Logic

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HPA391

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HPA291 H,L

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 L On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

This unit can be taken in other courses
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DESCRIPTION
Logic is the theory of good reasoning, and philosophers are interested in it for that reason. This unit introduces students to the logics that are regularly used in every day life, philosophical reasoning and many other fields such as computer science. Students will be introduced to a variety of powerful methodsfor testing the validity of arguments and constructing valid arguments themselves, and to some of the philosophical worries and paradoxes that logic gives rise to.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: HPA291 - 2500 words (approximately) internal assessment (40%); 3-hour examination (60%)
HPA391 -3000 words (approximately) internal assessment (40%); 3-hour examination (60%).

TEACHING PATTERN: 2 hrs lectures weekly, 1-hr tutorialweekly (13 wks)

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H,L
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Resource supported teaching & learning - H,L
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
   Video conferencing - L
A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% level 100 units from any Faculty
M.Excl HPS291/391

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: Dr D Coady / Dr J Chase

FEES
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KEY

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