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SYLLABUS -- 7th edition
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CLASS ONE: 
September 14
Topic: Levels of Language
Readings: Fogelin, Chapter 1. [powerpoint is posted on Blackboard]
Writing: Do exercises 1-8 scattered throughout the chapter. We will discuss those and the rest of the exercises in class.
In-class: Introduction to the course; discussion of the 1st chapter and the exercises therein.
CLASS TWO: 
September 21
Topic: The Language of Argument
Readings: Fogelin, Ch. 3
Exercises: Ex. 1, p. 49; Ex. 2, 3 & 4, pp. 52-53; Ex 5 & 6, p. 60. 
Online:Quiz 1
CLASS THREE: 
September 28
Topic: Close and Deep Analysis
Readings: Fogelin, Ch 4 & 5
Writing: Ch 4 -- Ex. 1, p. 76-78; Ex. 3, pp. 86-87. do both advertisements; Ex 4, starts on p. 88 -- do the following parts -- "Is Eakins our Greatest Painter?" & "A Piece of 'God's Handiwork'" 
Ch 5 --  Ex. 1;  p.101, #s 1-5 ; Ex. 3, p. 108, #s 1-5; Ex. 5, p.114, #s 1-10; Ex. 10, p.118, #s 1-5..
Online:Quiz 2 (on Blackboard)
CLASS FOUR:
October 5
Topic: Propositional Logic
Readings: Fogelin, Ch 6 -- pp. 131-147, 151-157.  Omit the section "some further connectives"
Writing: Ex. 1, p. 135 ; 
Ex 4, p. 136 do #s 1-5; 
Ex. 5-6, p. 138; 
Ex 12,  p. 148, do #s 1-4; 
Ex 17,  p. 154; 
Ex 18, p. 155;
Ex 20, p. 157, do #s 1,3,6,7
In-class and/or online: Quiz 3
CLASS FIVE:
October 12
Topic: Categorical Logic
Readings: Fogelin, Ch 7 --  pp. 173-196.
Writing: Ex 1: p. 178 -- do 1-3, 5.
Ex 5: p. 188 -- do 1, 3, 5.
Ex. 7, p. 195 -- do 1-2,  5-6, 11-12, 16-17.
Online: Quiz 4 is posted and due by Sunday evening.
CLASS SIX:
October 19
Topic: Fallacies of Clarity, Relevance & Vacuity/ Art, Science & Creativity [part 1]
Readings: Fogelin, Ch. 11 -- pp. 339-340, 344-356, 358-364.
Ch. 12 -- Read: pp. 377-388, 393-402
Writing: 
Ch. 11 -- Ex 4, p. 354-5 #s 1-2, 4-6
Ex. 6, p. 355 [be ready to do in groups]
Ex 7, p. 355-6 #s 1-3
Ex 8, p. 360-61, #s 1-5 
Ex 11, p. 364 #s 1-4
Ch 12 -- Ex 1, p 382 #s 1-3
Ex 3, p. 388-89, #s 1-5
Ex 6, p. 397, #s 1-4, 5
Online: Quiz 5
CLASS SEVEN:
October 26
Topic: Art, Science & Creativity [part 1]
READINGS: Siddhartha [also on blackboard in the class 6 folder] & Tomas.  On blackboard – marked ASSIGNED
 Lecture: on Theory Change in Science
Quiz 6: to make up for dropped "Alice" paper.
CLASS EIGHT: 
November 2
Topic: Art, Science & Creativity [part 2]
READINGS: Kuhn. Handout
Fogelin 6th ed -- “Scientific Reasoning”' pp. 521-528  through Galileo 
Form: "Alice" groups [see class 10]
Workshop: Creativity: art/science paper draft
BRING: Creativity: art/science paper draft 
Creativity: art/science paper due electronically by 10pm Sunday, November 5.
CLASS NINE: 
November 9
Topic: Moral Arguments & "Blind Spots"
Readings: Fogelin TBA; "Blind Spots" on Blackboard
Writing: TBA
Workshop: "Blind Spot" paper/draft
Bring: "Blind Spot" paper/draft
Blind spot paper due electronically by 10pm Tuesday, November 14.
CLASS TEN: 
November 16
Topic: Alice in Wonderland
Reading:Alice in Wonderland available online
In-class: Prepare for and give "Alice" presentation.