Instruction

Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Philosophical Logic 5 Cr Course 31.10.2017 - 13.12.2017

Prerequisites

Intermediate Course in Logic

Learning outcomes

Through the course, the student will receive an introduction to philosophical logics and understand their motivations, their relation to philosophical issues and their formal developments (semantics, inferential systems). The course will give the possibility to develop presentation skills and is also intended to prepare the student for the Master's thesis.

Contents

Depending on the docent, the course will cover topics including modal, temporal and epistemic logic, intuitionistic logic, conditional logic, counterfactuals, and non-normal modal logics.

Study materials

Handouts and selected readings from research articles and textbooks will be provided during the course.
Literature exam:
Graham Priest, An Introduction to Non-Classical Logic, Cambridge University Press, 2008 (selection of 14 chapters)
OR
Theodore Sider, Logic for Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 2010

Assessment practices and criteria

Assessment based on the learning outcomes, on a scale of 0–5

Additional information

Language of instruction: English

Completion methods

Final written exam or presentation on a topic to be agreed with the docent. The course can be completed also through a literature exam.