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PHI230

Introduction to Logic

This course introduces basic concepts and techniques for distinguishing between good and bad reasoning. Emphasis is placed on deduction, induction, validity, soundness, syllogisms, truth functions, predicate logic, analogical inference, common fallacies, and scientific methods. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze arguments, distinguish between deductive and inductive arguments, test validity, and appraise inductive reasoning. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

Lecture Hours: 

3.00

Lab Hours: 

0.00

Clinical Hours: 

0.00

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Prerequisites: 

Prerequisites: ENG 111

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