Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

PHL 100 Introduction to Logic and Science(SW)

3 hours; 3 credits. Identification and critical evaluation of arguments in philosophical, scientific, and ordinary contexts from a logical point of view. they will do so by learning about various kinds of arguments (deductive, inductive, abductive, deductive-hypothetico, etc.), the logical principles which underlie good arguments, the logical fallacies which render arguments defective, and more. They will learn about these things both directly (through examination and discussion of a logic textbook) and indirectly (through examination and discussion of philosophical, scientific, and other works which may be evaluated from a logical point of view). (FSWR)  NOTE: PHL 100 can be used to satisfy the sixth area of the Flexible Core.