Introduction to Logic

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
PHI 230 Introduction to Logic 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.

2014FA - New Course (S13741)