Introduction to Logic

Teacher Name: Pete Younger
Teacher Phone Number: 5626310369
Teacher Email: pete.younger.phd@gmail.com
Tuition: $200.00 per year, payable in monthly installments of $25.00
Discount for Semester Payment: no
Supply/Materials Fee (due at registration):$5.00
Deposit (due at registration): $25.00
Grades: High School (9th-12th)
Minimum Class Size: 4
Maximum Class Size: 15
Midterm Enrollment: Yes
Class Time: 3rd hour
Prerequisite: None
Estimated homework hours: 2-4

Required Materials or Books: ISBN: 978-0801030819

Class Description:This class focuses on learning the apparatus of both ancient categorical logic and modern symbolic logic. We will practice some formal skills, such as Venn Diagrams and construction proofs. We will also examine less formal uses of logic, such as Aristotelian syllogisms used in legal argumentation and using modern logic to formally express and critique everyday arguments. While we won’t do any direct test prep, the skills covered have been shown to help boost scores on standardized tests such as the SAT and ACT.

About Pete Younger

Pete Younger has been married to his best friend Rachael since 2006. They have two boys at home, Samuel and Owen. He taught both Math and Physics at BIOLA University prior to moving to Waco to pursue his PhD at Baylor. When he's not teaching, Pete runs a small business at home.

Pete also has a BS in Math/Physics/Astronomy from the University of Wisconsin.

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Next registration is June 8th at Fellowship Bible Church from 10:00am until 1:00pm!

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