Hence, in this course, critical and uncritical thought are contrasted in the context of the world of human interests and activities - social, political and scientific this course provides an introduction to some of the enduring questions of thinking: what is the nature of knowledge, of morality, of justice, of the self,. Introduction to philosophy with logic and critical thinking syllabus. Phil 101 informal logic: methods of critical thinking syllabus of record i catalog description: phil 101 informal logic: methods of critical thinking 3 class hours 0 lab hours prerequisites: none 3 credits (3c-01-3cr) an introduction to basic principles of informal logic emphasis is on different kinds of arguments. Homework assignments will be available on my homepage reasoning logically, thinking critically i will teach this section of “logic and reasoning” as a course in critical thinking a course in critical thinking is a course in self-improvement it is a chance to look inside yourself and examine your own ability. Translate arguments in language into their correct logical symbolic form 4 assess validity, soundness or credibility i introduction: critical thinking and reasoning a logic and philosophy b thought and quizzes there will be a total of 6 announced quizzes on the units on the syllabus in addition, there will be 3.
Introduction to logic course syllabus ph 106: introduction to logic csuf spring 2011 monday, jan 24, the nature of logic the nature of statements and questions, intro all 11, 12 critical thinking learning goals: since this is a basic survey course in logic, both informal and formal, there are no prerequisites. Course learning outcome, assessment students demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking and competence in basic set theory duration: 15 min + 5 min q&a presentation of a chapter from a logic text groups of two ok students translate english arguments into symbolic form (and vice versa) five open-book quizzes,. Catalog description: a course focusing on skills essential to effective critical thinking in both academic and general use d2l: on d2l you will find this course syllabus and lesson modules containing notes, quizzes, and powerpoint lectures you can textbook: a concise introduction to logic, 12th ed, by patrick hurley.
We will spend the first half of the course exploring key concepts in logical and critical thinking in the second half of the course, we will apply those concepts in familiar areas, to help you develop practical and useful logical and critical thinking skills we begin, in the first week, with an introduction to logical. Introduction to logic and critical thinking: by merrilee h salmon (wadsworth) recommended a concise introduction to logic: by patrick j hurley (wadsworth ) recommended course learning outcomes student formally evaluates arguments for validity student formulates valid arguments and valid argument forms. 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.
This course provides an introduction to critical thinking, informal logic, and a small amount of formal logic its purpose is to provide students with the basic tools of analytical language: english material type: assessment, full course, homework/assignment, lecture, reading, syllabus media format: downloadable docs,. Course syllabus for phil102: logic and critical thinking this course provides an introduction to critical thinking, informal logic, and a small amount of formal logic the first unit introduces the terrain of critical thinking and covers the basics of meaning analysis, while the second unit provides a primer in analyzing. Improve your logical and critical thinking skills in this free online course identify common obstacles to effective thinking.