This is unfortunate because so much relies on both: Philosophy is a fundamental component of all areas of human inquiry, while logic is the basis that underpins philosophy. Understanding the relation between logic and philosophy will help you grasp the importance of each. Philosophy sometimes seems to be pursued without passion as if it were a technical subject like engineering or mathematics. Although there is a role for dispassionate research, philosophy must derive from some passion for the ultimate goal: a reliable, accurate understanding of ourselves and our world. Logic is the science of how to evaluate arguments and reasoning.
Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking Specialization
Categorical Logic - Humanities LibreTexts
First-year, second-semester course, 3 lectures and 1 tutorial per week. Convenor: Dr T Angier. Entrance requirements: None. Course outline: This course introduces students to moral philosophy and to the questions it asks. These may include: What makes an action right? Is morality relative to one's own views or to one's culture or is it objective? What is the relationship between religion and ethics?
2.14: Categorical Logic
Time: 40 hours College Credit Recommended Free Certificate This course will introduce you to critical thinking, informal logic, and a small amount of formal logic. Its purpose is to provide you with the basic tools of analytical reasoning, which will give you a distinctive edge in a wide variety of careers and courses of study. Although the techniques and concepts covered here are classified as philosophical, they are essential to the practice of nearly every major discipline, from the physical sciences and medicine to politics, law, and the humanities.
Welcome to philosophy and critical thinking. My name is Andrew Tulloch. I have a bachelor of arts majoring in philosophy and sociology, with a minor in political science.