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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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PHIL 301 - Modern Logic

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C
Advanced course in symbolic logic. Modern logic is more powerful than traditional Aristotelean logic, symbolization covering a greater range of inferences. Modern logic includes results such as Godel’s incompleteness theorem, no system of logic can prove all mathematical truths.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements; and PHIL 100.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Equivalent Quarter Course: PHIL 3002.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Students will be able to write and express themselves clearly, and with academic rigor
  2. Students will be able to understand and present arguments, analyze the arguments of others, and express these criticisms orally and in writing
  3. Students will demonstrate knowledge and ability to apply the central logical concepts of truth, implication and validity

UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
  1. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
  2. analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
  3. demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.

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