PHIL 201

Critical Thinking

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

An analysis of simple argument forms in natural language with close attention to the different uses of language in an argumentative context. A treatment of elementary principles of inductive logic, decision making, syllogistic reasoning, and informal fallacies.


  • Designed as a first course in logic for students with little or no symbolic orientation; it may be taken before or after PHIL 203.

Undergraduate course in Philosophy offered by the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Humanities.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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