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PHIL& 115 - Critical Thinking


5 CR

An informal, non-symbolic introduction to logic and critical thinking emphasizing real-life examples, natural language applications, and the informal logical fallacies.

Course Outcomes
  • Formulate, clarify and evaluate arguments.
  • Explain and use basic philosophic concepts relevant to critical thinking (e.g., truth, validity, soundness, strength, cogency).
  • Recognize and name informal fallacies.
  • Analyze and evaluate arguments in scientific, causal, and analogical reasoning.
  • Analyze and evaluate developed arguments in context.
 


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