PHI 1100. PRACTICAL LOGIC.
Study of effective thinking based on procedures of logic. Appraisal of evaluation of evidence, practice in detection of fallacies and irrelevancies and testing of arguments for validity and reliability.
PHI 2010. PHILOSOPHY.
Contemporary problems introduce major areas of philosophy: metaphysics, ethics, aesthetics, theories of knowledge and philosophy of religion. Students explore writings of notable philosophers, past and present, and examine how their ideas have shed light on problems and their relevance to modern life.
PHI 2102. FORMAL LOGIC.
Study of categorical syllogisms and contemporary symbolic logic, including both propositional and predicate logic. Course will explore how to translate arguments into symbolic form and will emphasize natural deduction. Students will be required to prove the validity of arguments, represented symbolically, using formal rules.
PHI 2600. ETHICS AND CRITICAL THINKING.
ETHICS AND CRITICAL THINKING
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in ENC 1101 or ENC 1101H or IDH 1110
Study of major theoretical principles on which claims to good life and moral action have been based, such as hedonism, utilitarianism and rationalism. Each theory illustrated by representative selections from works of great philosophers from classical period to 20th century. Gordon Rule course which requires demonstration of college level writing skills through multiple assignments. Minimum grade of C required if used to satisfy Gordon Rule requirement.
PHI 2930. SELECTED TOPICS IN PHILOSOPHY.
SELECTED TOPICS IN PHILOSOPHY
Seminars offered for students interested in special topics in Philosophy. Topics selected from special areas of art, architecture, literature, religion, music and philosophy or combination of these areas. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for up to six credit hours, and grade forgiveness cannot be applied.