Philosophy 143

Spring 2015

Number Title Instructor Days/time Room
143 Modal Logic Holliday TuTh 9:30-11 30 Wheeler

An introduction to the logical study of modality in its many forms: reasoning about necessity, knowledge, obligation, time, counterfactuals, provability, and other modal notions. Covers core concepts and basic metatheory of propositional modal logic, including relations to first-order logic; basics of quantified modal logic; selected philosophical applications ranging from epistemology to ethics, metaphysics to mathematics.

Previously taught: FL12.