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PHI 1710     Introduction to Informal Logic     3 Credit Hours

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1510.

This course is a one-semester introduction to informal argument. Topics addressed include deductive and inductive reasoning; what distinguishes good from bad arguments; common mistakes in reasoning; and the use of language, definition, and explanation. This course, focusing on logic as applied to everyday language, aims at clarifying the rules for clear thinking and improving skills in analysis and reasoning in daily life. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 3

GE Outcomes: Critical Thinking