Philosophy

CourseConnect Critical Thinking

This introductory-level course presents a variety of topics essential to a student's development in critical thinking. Students are introduced to concepts essential to the comprehension, analysis, and creation of arguments: induction, deduction, informal fallacies, Aristotelian and symbolic logic, modes of persuasion, perspective and bias, and language and meaning, culminating in the development of reasonable strategies for belief formation.

CourseConnect Ethics

This introductory-level course presents several ethical theories and explores contextual issues. Students are asked to examine ethical theories, moral assumptions and moral principles, apply ethical theories to moral problems, construct a moral system utilizing a theoretical framework, and apply the system to contemporary moral issues.