Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009
COURSE: 15-190 Introduction to Critical Thinking (3)
This course provides students with the basic elements of informal logic in order to help them cultivate cogent reasoning skills. The students will learn to distinguish between cogent and fallacious reasoning by learning some of the basic elements of logical reasoning. By applying their new skills, the students will be able to detect fallacies in political, educational, economic, and ethical venues, using contemporary and classic examples derived from diverse media. This course is highly recommended for LSAT preparation. Offered: Offered every other year.