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Logic & Critical Thinking

Course Number: 
PHI-105
Minimum Credits: 
3
This course provides students the opportunity to develop the skills needed for careful analytic reasoning and problem solving. Students will examine the nature and structure of arguments, the argumentative categories of induction and deduction, the criteria of validity and soundness, fallacies, and the fundamentals of formal symbolic logic. Upon completion, students will be able to evaluate and construct arguments in both prose and symbolic formats. This course is particularly recommended for any student who anticipates taking an advanced test for admission to graduate or professional programs.