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Sinclair College

PHI 2207 Logic

Principle elements in deductive and inductive logic. Analysis of three acts of the intellect and the laws of reasoning. Application of principles to specific cases.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Philosophy
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  

Outcomes

  • Determine statement types and argument validity by truth-table analysis.
  • Develop skills in constructing formal proofs of validity in both propositional logic and the categorical syllogism.
  • Understand and learn to identify common fallacies in human reasoning. Develop skills in analyzing the validity of arguments from ordinary language.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3