ATS3883 - Issues in logical theory - 2019

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Organisational Unit


Chief examiner(s)

Mr Lloyd Humberstone


Mr Lloyd Humberstone

Not offered in 2019


ATS2866 or equivalent studies in formal logic.


We investigate various questions in logical theory by considering alternatives to, and subsystems of, orthodox ('classical') logic.


  1. To develop further the logical abilities of students who have already done a logic unit (ATS2866 or equivalent) and want to go more deeply into the issues they have encountered.
  2. To become familiar with results and methods of establishing them, concerning classical logic and some alternatives to it.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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