Nov 27, 2022  
TCC Catalog 2022-2023 
    
TCC Catalog 2022-2023

PHI2100 Introductory Logic

3 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite(s): satisfactory completion of the general education communications requirement.
This course consists of an introduction to Aristotelian logic, the deductive reasoning whose origin is attributed to Aristotle. Additionally, topics in symbolic logic, fallacies and inductive reasoning are developed. Topics include basic concepts, inductive and deductive arguments, informal fallacies, categorical propositions, categorical syllogisms, propositional logic, natural deduction and the rules of inference and the rules of replacement, conditional and indirect proofs, and proving logical truths. Lecture: 3 hours. Substantial writing component. Fulfills state writing requirement.