Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL2021: Symbolic Logic

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

1 Arguments, Logical Form, Validity

2 Symbolizing Arguments in Sentential Logic

3 Syntax and Semantics for Sentential Logic

4 Testing Argument Validity: Truth-Tables and Interpretations

5 Natural Deduction (Proofs) in Sentential Logic


Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching2211 x 2-hour seminars
Guided Independent Study33Assigned readings associated with each seminar
Guided Independent Study10Preparation for class discussion
Guided Independent Study25Preparation for Assigned Essay
Guided Independent Study 60Exam Revision and Private Study

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).

ELE – http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/