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 Dr. Gianluca Di Muzio

Gianluca Di Muzio, Ph.D.
Department of History and Philosophy, Chair
gdimuzio
@iun.edu

Office: HH 234
Phone: 219-980-6669

Online Course Offered:
Spring Semester

PHIL-P 150 Elementary Logic

Course Description  

PHIL-P 150 will transform you from an average thinker into someone who makes full use of his or her thinking ability. You will learn how to harness the power of logic in order to reason more effectively about any subject matter that interests you. You will also master the tools for spotting bad reasoning and fending off the attacks of anyone attempting to manipulate you or your beliefs.

For a complete Description for this course, click on the Course Syllabus tab.

Course Goals and Objectives  

Key instructional objectives for this online course include:

  • Understanding the scope and significance of logic as a philosophical discipline
  • Learning to recognize arguments and analyze their structure
  • Learning a symbolic language designed to exhibit the structure of arguments
  • Evaluating arguments using a variety of techniques (informal analysis, truth tables, diagrams, proofs, etc.)
  • Becoming familiar with the most typical errors in reasoning

For a complete listing of Objectives for this course, click on the Course Syllabus tab.

Course Activities  

Our main course activities will be:

  • Weekly homework
  • Discussions in our Oncourse forums
  • Group work finalized to the analysis and evaluation of arguments
  • Three exams

For a complete list of Activities/Assignments for this course, click on the Course Syllabus tab.

Course Syllabus  

INDIANA UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST  | DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCE AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES

PHIL P150: Elemantary Logic

Online Course Syllabus

Time: Online

Place: Online

Instructor: Gianluca Di Muzio, Ph. D

Office: HH 234

Phone: (219) 980-6669

Email: gdimuzio@iun.edu

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