Academic year
2010/2011
Teacher
José Martínez
Department
Department of Philosophy
University
Universitat de Barcelona
Itinerary
Master courses
Module
Module 7. Issues in Contemporary Theoretical and Practical Philosophy
Code
566184
Credits
5
Language
English
Dates
2010-10-05 - 2011-01-11
Schedule
Tue 10-12:30h
Location
Room 402. Fac de Filosofia UB

Description

Syllabus:
We will study the basic logical tools most commonly used in Analytic
Philosophy. Contents of the course:
1. Review of first-order classical logic.
2. Alternatives to classical logic: many-valued logics, intuitionistic
logics, free logics.
3. Expansions of classical logic: generalized quantifiers, modal
logics and their applications.


Methodology

Students will read basic texts on the different topics covered,
extracted mostly from the introductory book by Sider. In class we will
comment the difficult points of the texts and solve some exercises.
Other exercises will be solved by students as weekly assignments.


Evaluation

This course will be evaluated on the basis of participation in class
and on the qualifications of the homework assignments.


Bibliography

Theodore Sider, Logic for Philosophy, Oxford UP, 2010.
- Graham Priest, An Introduction to Non-Classical Logic: from If to
Is, Cambridge UP, 2008.