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Critical Reasoning

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When: 7 weeks. June 22, 2020 - August 07, 2020

Status: Pending

This course is under review for 2020. Course registration will open to accepted students once courses are confirmed.

Course Description

The overall goal of this course is to improve students' ability to think clearly and carefully and to enable them to identify and evaluate arguments. This includes enabling them to: understand and apply relevant concepts like truth, validity, and soundness; determine the structure of an argument; work with arguments using basic propositional logic; understand and apply rules of inference; understand the basics of probability theory; identify and avoid common fallacies.

Prerequisites: None

				

Course Information

  • Course Code: PHIL 0100
  • Length: 7 weeks

Program Information

Pre-Baccalaureate Program

The University’s seven-week Summer Session, offering credit-bearing courses drawn from across the Brown curriculum and open to rising and graduated high school seniors.

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