PHIL 110SylFall09[1]

PHIL 110SylFall09[1] - PHIL 110 CRITICAL THINKING...

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1 PHIL 110 CRITICAL THINKING Department of Philosophy San Francisco State University Instructor : E Joi Cox Section 110-42 TTH 0935-1050 HUM 113 Email : ejcox@sfsu.edu Section 110-47 TTH 1410-1525 HUM 119 Office : HUM 391 Office Hours : Tuesdays 1100-1300, Thursdays 1700-1845 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ About the Course This course is designed to improve your ability to think critically . We will explore the relationship between language and logic , learn to distinguish matters of fact from issues of judgment , study deductive and inductive logical processes , develop an understanding of informal and formal fallacies, and investigate categories in our world. Most importantly, this course is designed to show you the relationships between everyday issues (simple and complex) and thinking critically. Texts/Materials * Ishmael by Daniel Quinn * Culture of Prejudice by Judith Blackwell, Murray Smith, & John Sorenson * Materials made available through iLearn: Print and bring to class on assigned days * Materials provided in class: Some assignments and readings will be distributed in-class. If you have been, are, or will be absent, please contact the instructor for these ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Course Policies Accessibility I wish to make this course as accessible as possible to all students. Any student who has a need for accommodation based on the impact of a disability or medical condition should contact me privately to discuss the specific situation as soon as possible. The Disability Programs and Resource Center is also available to facilitate accommodations. The DPRC, located in SSB 110, can be reached by telephone at
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course PHIL 110 taught by Professor Kay during the Spring '07 term at S.F. State.

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