Intro To Philosophy with Critical Thinking 1. The goal of the textbook is to provide the reader with a set of tools and skills that will enable them to identify and evaluate arguments. Recognize and avoid using common fallacies. Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking by Matthew Van Cleave. Intro. Institute of Arts and Sciences Department of Humanities & Social Sciences Course Title: Introduction to Philosophy with Logic and Critical Thinking Course Description: This course deals with the various elements and methods essential in the development of critical thinking through the study of the nature of philosophy and logical understanding. Like Logic, Critical Thinking traces its historical roots in analytic Philosophy as in the Greek Socratic tradition. Critical Thinking is the process of using reasoning to discern what is true, and what is false, in the phrases and "sound bytes" we hear everyday. Description: This is an introductory textbook in logic and critical thinking. Demonstrate proficiency in identifying, explicating, and criticizing arguments. Publisher: Lansing Community College 2016 Number of pages: 242. Socratic method is asking a series of incisive questions to determine whether a supposed knowledge could rationally be justified, defended, and accepted with clarity and logical consistency. Intro. Part of it involves being familiar with logic and logical fallacies - those bits of false reasoning that are used to manipulate and mislead us. Part involves being able to separate facts from opinions. to Philosophy With Logic and Critical Thinking Text: Logic for Beginners, Second edition, by Michael J. Monge Students who successfully complete this course will be able to: Competently use basic logical terms, such as valid and sound, and be able to apply them. to Philosophy With Logic and Critical Thinking - Free download as PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt) or read online for free. In many ways, both Logic and Critical Thinking use this Socratic method. An Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking Ayedero Taiwo Martins Ekiti State University, Nigeria Abstract:-Our main objective in this paper is to improve our logical thinking skills and to expose us to basic pitfalls in human reasoning.