2019-2020 Residential Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 17, 2021  
2019-2020 Residential Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PA 1910 - Critical Thinking


This course serves as an introduction to logic. Elementary semantics, common fallacies in inference, the analysis of arguments, and the logic of induction and deduction are studied. The primary emphasis is on reasoning as it occurs in everyday contexts. Students will develop skills for identifying claims, premises, and conclusions, and explore ways in which logic can improve skills in reading, interpreting, analyzing issues, and essay writing. Offered as needed. (4 Credits)



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