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Logic and Critical Thinking: Course Outline UR-402

This course will introduce students to a significant body of philosophical literature on the principles of correct reasoning

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Course Outline

  • Basic Logical Concept
  • Analyzing Arguments
  • Categorical Propositions
  • Categorical Syllogisms
  • Syllogisms in Ordinary Language
  • Symbolic Logic
  • Methods of Deduction
  • Minor Project Presentations
  • Quantification Theory
  • Analogical Reasoning
  • Fallacies
  • The Uses of Language
  • Definition
  • Causal Reasoning
  • Science and Hypothesis
  • Final Project Presentations

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

Sessional Exam

Nature

Total # In a Semester

% Weight

Quiz                                                       

5%

Assignments, projects& presentations

15%

Mid Term Exam

1

30%

Final Exam

End Term Exam    

50%

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