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Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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PHIL 112 - Logical Thinking


Credit(s): 3
Prerequisite(s): Placement at the ENGL 110  level or higher.
An introduction to logic, both deductive and inductive, with emphasis on ways logic is most commonly useful: identification of arguments in context; common fallacies in argument; deduction and validity; categorical propositions and their interpretation; categorical syllogism in standard form and its interpretation; disjunctive and hypothetical syllogisms and other common argument forms; the nature of inductive argument; reasoning from analogy; Mill’s canons; scientific method.



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