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PHIL 104 - Introduction to Logic

Lecture - Lab - Credit Hours: 3-0-3
IAI Code: H4 906
This course is designed to introduce students to the art and science of reasoning, which has engaged the human mind for millennia, ever since logic was formalized by Aristotle. The course will familiarize students with a discipline that is a backbone to every other science and guide them into an arena of rigorous analysis of logical arguments, including the nature and evaluation of deductive syllogisms and inductive inferences, the language and meaning of formal and informal fallacies, and the role of critical thinking. Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 101  or minimum grade of “C” in one of the following: ENG 021  and ENG 099 ; or ENG 022  and ENG 099 ; or the EAP course sequence ENG 079  and ENG 089 , or ENG 096 .