Philosophy
 

Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking

Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking
Analyzing and constructing both deductive and non-deductive arguments; formal methods for evaluating deductive arguments; practical applications of critical thinking, including recognizing biases and avoiding fallacies.
PHIL
205
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining PHIL 205
Course Outcomes: 

Vocabulary and Concepts

Students will know the basic vocabulary and concepts of formal and informal logic.

Appraise Validity

Students will be able to appraise validity by refuting invalid arguments and by constructing formal proofs for valid ones.

Translation

Students will be able to translate ordinary language into logical symbolism.