Syllabus for logic and critical thinking (phil 208) professor: office hours: e- mail: office: course description the most fundamental question of logic is this: given any two statements, does the one follow from the other thus, the “follows from” or “entailment” relation is central to the study of logic the course is not about. Course outline for critical thinking and logic curriculum: philosophy, course objectives, topics, method of instruction, types of assignments, sample text. Major in philosophy: critical thinking and logic the department offers a large selection of courses for philosophy majors interested in critical thinking or logic 1200 critical thinking 6 credit hours this course is an introduction to essential principles of reasoning and critical thinking it is designed to develop students'. Improve your logical and critical thinking skills in this free online course identify common obstacles to effective thinking. Description this course will be an introduction to logic and critical reasoning the course is divided into two components the first component is on informal and formal logic, and the second component is on critical writing topics in the first component pertaining to informal logic include: general. Bowell, tracy and gary kemp critical thinking: a concise guide, 4th ed routledge, 2015 [selected chapters] copi, irving m and c cohen introduction to logic, 10th ed prentice hall, 1998 [selected chapters] morrow, david r and anthony weston a workbook for arguments: a complete course in critical thinking.
Phil110 - logic and critical thinking teaches the importance of critical thinking in everyday and professional life students will learn to identify arguments discussions posts, quizzes, homework, exams and a class paper give students ample opportunities to practice course concepts they will leave with an appreciation of. If the course is called introduction to logic it probably emphasizes a more formal language than if it is called introduction to critical thinking the logic class will likely show you how to abstract arguments, how to take them and make them look a bit more like math so you can look at the logical relationships as distinct from. Landon hedrick is a phd student at the university of nebraska who is also a high school philosophy teacher at vanguard classical school in colorado he is looking for some help meeting the specific challenges of designing a logic and critical thinking course in which the materials “are all appropriate for.
Please consider contributing updates to this course on github (you can also adopt, adapt, and distribute this course under the terms of the creative commons attribution 30 license) to find fully-supported, current courses, visit our learn site this course provides an introduction to critical thinking, informal logic, and a small. This course aims to introduce students to practices of argumentation, critical analysis, and evaluation such skills in critical thinking are integral to the discipline of philosophy they are also tremendously useful in other academic domains, in the workplace, and in everyday life the course aims to help students to understand.
Phil 2140 introduction to logic vs phil/psyc 2100 critical thinking after taking introduction to logic, students are sometimes telling me that they had expected something quite different from this course than what they ended up getting and, as it turns out, they had expected a course that is more like critical thinking. David morrow 9780190235857 paperback june 2017 teaches students to think critically about moral issues, emphasizing analysis, evaluation, and construction of moral arguments cover for 9780199385423 · the power of critical thinking: effective reasoning about ordinary and extraordinary claims fifth edition.
Critical thinking - courses aas 201 race, racism and critical thinking (3) preparatory: completion of the ge sections analytical reading/expository writing and mathematics introduction to formal logic (3) prerequisites: completion of ge analytical reading/expository writing ge mathematics or math 210. Many people are taken advantage of because of their lack of critical thinking, logic and deductive reasoning so this course will also assist you outside the class we often will feel, perceive, think, remember and reason in an adaptive conscious and unconscious manner in our daily lives, when we are faced with problems or.