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PHIL 113 - Introduction: Reasoning and Argument

Credits: (3)
Instructional Method: Three hours lecture.
Introduces students to basic principles of reasoning and argumentation. Students learn to distinguish between valid and invalid reasoning, to recognize patterns of deductive and inductive arguments, to understand the way evidence is used in reasoning, to construct deductive proofs, and to evaluate the soundness of arguments both in everyday contexts and in writings of some major philosophers.



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