Academic year
2011/2012
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
2012-02-14 - 2012-04-25
Schedule
Tue. 10-12 and Wed.10-11.
Location
Room 402 (Tue.) & Room 411 (Wed.), Fac. Filosofia, UB

Description

Syllabus:

We will study modal logic and its main applications. Contents of the course:
1. Review of first-order classical logic.
2. Propositional modal logic.
3. Deontic, epistemic and temporal logics.
4. Conditional logics.
5. Quantified modal logic.


Methodology

Students will read basic texts on the different topics covered,
extracted mostly from the introductory book by Sider. In class we will
discuss 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 grades 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.