Aug 14, 2020  
Mansfield University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mansfield University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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PHL 2200 - CRITICAL THINKING


This course is designed to improve a student’s ability to recognize and evaluate arguments and claims as they occur in a variety of contexts, such as editorials, articles, debates, newscasts, speeches, advertisements, and conversations. Logical fallacies, common ways in which arguments go wrong, will be studied, along with the features of good reasoning. Various forms of inductive or informal argumentation will be analyzed, including scientific, legal and everyday reasoning.

Credits: 3 cr.General Education Requirement: May satisfy General Education requirements



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