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PHIL 120 001 (Lecture)

Introduction to Critical Thinking

Tools for dealing with both everyday and more technical arguments and concepts. Analysis and resolution of confusions, ambiguities, and fallacies. This course is restricted to students with fewer than 90 credits.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 1 (Sep 03, 2019 to Nov 29, 2019)

Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates

Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): September 17, 2019


Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : September 17, 2019
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
October 11, 2019

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
1 Mon Wed Fri14:0015:00Hennings200
Instructor: KOROLEV, ALEXANDRE


Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:17
Currently Registered:133
General Seats Remaining:17
Restricted Seats Remaining*:0
-  Course Description: This course is a basic introduction to logic and critical reasoning. It is designed to equip students with the tools and concepts needed to deal with both everyday and more technical arguments, as well as the skills to analyse and resolve everyday confusions, ambiguities, and fallacies. Topics covered include the distinction between logic and rhetoric; the analysis and resolution of ambiguities and fallacies; validity and inductive strength of arguments; elementary classical propositional and predicate logics; and term, multi-valued, and relevance logics. This course is not recommended for students with more than 90 credits.


Book Summary :
Title Reqd/Opt/Rel Author ISB
++ Argument : Critical Thinking Logic & Fallacies 2/Cdn Ed Required WOODS +++ 9780130399380