Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024
Western Main Campus

Philosophy 1230A/B


An introduction to the basic principles of reasoning and critical thinking designed to enhance the student's ability to evaluate various forms of reasoning found in everyday life as well as in academic disciplines. The course will deal with such topics as inductive and deductive reasoning, the nature and function of definitions, types of fallacies, the use and misuse of statistics, and the rudiments of logic. Primarily for first year students.

Antirequisite(s) at Main campus: Philosophy 1000E, Philosophy 1200. Antirequisite(s) at Huron campus: Philosophy 1200.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour (Main); 3 lecture hours (Huron).

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY B i  
Subject Code: PHILOSOP

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