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2018-19 Catalog 
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PHIL 231 - Fundamentals Of Logical Reasoning

(IAI: H4 906)
Introduces the criteria of good reasoning, especially deductive argumentation, and develops skills in logical analysis, logical demonstration, and the avoidance of common patterns of fallacy. The course covers basic symbolic logic, including categorical logic and truth functional logic, and analyzes in detail basic logical concepts such as argument, inference, validity, implication, categorical relations, deductive vs. inductive reasoning, and informal fallacies. Prerequisite(s): None.
(PCS 1.1, 3 credit hours - 3 hours lecture, 0 hours lab)