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Syllabus - Reasoning and Critical Thinking PHI 2100-01...

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Reasoning and Critical Thinking PHI 2100-01 Spring 2011 TR 11:00 am -12:15 pm DHA 103 Instructor: John Stigall Office: 182D DOD Office Hours: T: 12:30pm - 2:00pm W 12:30pm-2:00pm Email: jcs08c@fsu.edu TA: Kyle Fritz Office: 182C DOD Office Hours: M: 12:00n-1:30pm T: 2:00n-3:30pm Email: kgf10@fsu.edu TA: Richard Osborne Office: 419A/B DIF Office Hours: T: 2:30pm - 5:00pm Email: rbo10@fsu.edu Course Supervisor: TBA Office: Email: Textbook Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide, 3 rd Edition, Tracy Bowell and Gary Kemp Course Description The aim of this course is to equip students with the tools needed to identify, construct, and evaluate arguments given in both spoken and written form. This course is about the language of arguments, the difference between arguments intended to guarantee their conclusions and arguments intended to show that their conclusions are probable given the premises, reconstructing arguments from ordinary language, and evaluating arguments. By the end of this course, students should be able to not only evaluate arguments that are presented to them, but also be able to effectively construct their own arguments. Course Requirements
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