Undergraduate Programs

Critical Reasoning

Course Code: PHIL 0100 CRN:

The overall goal of this course is to improve students' ability to think clearly and carefully and to enable them to identify and evaluate arguments. This includes enabling them to: understand and apply relevant concepts like truth, validity, and soundness; determine the structure of an argument; work with arguments using basic propositional logic; understand and apply rules of inference; understand the basics of probability theory; identify and avoid common fallacies.