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Introduction to Logic

Undergraduate | LTU-PHI3002 | 2024

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100% online
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Enrol by
21 July 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks
Start dates
29 July 2024

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Introduction to Logic

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Represent the structure of natural language statements and arguments in propositional and predicate logic.
    2. Analyse and evaluate the properties of formal arguments using truth tables and truth trees, and develop critical thinking skills by using these techniques to evaluate real-world arguments.
    3. Manage some essential meta-logical concepts such as soundness, completeness, and decidability.
    4. Implement active learning strategies to act as self directed learners who have the capability to use symbolic logic in assessment conditions.
    5. Investigate a number of discipline specific issues involving logic.

Entry requirements


Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed PHI2LOG (Logic: Analytic and Systematic Reasoning) and PHI3LOG (Logic: Analytic & Systematic Reasoning) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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