Spring Semester 2023

MA 38500 Introduction to Logic

Please note: The Brightspace page for this course is now up and running, and most information about the course can be found there for those who are registered. The information below is just a summary, provided for your convenience and for those not yet registered.

  • CRN: 17536
  • Meeting Times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:30pm EST/EDT (WL Campus time)
  • Meeting Location: UNIV 017
  • Brightspace will be used for this course. The Brightspace page is now active! You will be expected to check it regularly for course resources and announcements, including details of the assignment problems and information about the examinations.
  • Syllabus (pdf file) -- contains comprehsive information about how the course will be organized (below is only a summary); class participants are expected to read this.
  • Textbook: J. E. Rubin, Mathematical Logic: Applications and Theory. Access to the textbook is required for weekly assignments. A reprinted version of the book is available at a reduced cost from the University Bookstore. The original version of the book (published by Saunders) is out of print, but new and second-hand copies are still available from some other retailers or previous students. A copy of the book is also available on reserve in the Department of Mathematics Library. Please also see Brightspace the course Brightspace page for more information.
  • Course Credit: 3 credit hours
  • Prerequisites: Any of MA 17200, MA 17400, MA 18200, MA 26100, MA 26300, MA 27100, MA 27101 with a Minimum Grade of C-.
  • Contact: Via email to memthomas at purdue.edu. Please use your official Purdue email, and messages MUST include MA38500 in the subject line.
  • Official Course Website

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