PHIL208-23S1 (D) Semester One 2023 (Distance)

The Brain Gym: An Introduction to Logic

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023


An introduction to logical reasoning, critical analysis, and the art of proof.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.


Any 15 points at 100 level in PHIL, COSC, LING, MATH, or
from the BE(Hons), or
any 60 points at 100 level from any subject.


PHIL225, PHIL246, PHIL346, PHIL308, MATH208, MATH308

Course Coordinator

Jack Copeland


Assessment to be arranged.

There is no final examination in this course.

Please check the course LEARN page for further details and updates.

Course links

Library portal
Philosophy Essay Writing Guide (available to all enrolled Philosophy students)

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Humanities .

All PHIL208 Occurrences

  • PHIL208-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023
  • PHIL208-23S1 (D) Semester One 2023 (Distance)