2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog
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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog > Academic Programs and Courses > Philosophy > PHIL - Philosophy Courses > 200 > PHIL 221
Logic is the study of proper reasoning. This course explores the concepts of soundness, validity, implication, equivalence and consistency. Techniques are developed for evaluating arguments as they are encountered in ordinary language. Included are examinations of deductive inference, inductive inference, the use of observation to support theory, and a survey of commonly committed fallacies.
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