Leslie Burkholder

Research Interests    

Randomization statistics, peer evaluation, iclicker benefits, automating natural deduction proof construction, experimental philosophy.
 

Courses Currently Taught Winter 2014

PHIL120 Introduction to Critical Thinking Sections

Tools for dealing with both everyday and more technical arguments and concepts. Analysis and resolution of confusions, ambiguities, and fallacies. This course is restricted to students with fewer than 90 credits.

Winter 2014

PHIL125 Introduction to Scientific Reasoning Sections

Historical and logical analysis of various types of scientific hypotheses and the data that support or undermine them. This course is restricted to students with fewer than 90 credits.

Winter 2014

PHIL220A Symbolic Logic I - SYMBOLIC LOGIC I Sections

Sentential and predicate logic. Translation from natural language; truth tables and interpretations; systems of natural deduction up to relational predicate logic with identity; alternative proof methods. Some sections may use computer-based materials and tests.