Logic is a skill that strengthens and develops the rational powers of the mind free of empty formulas, arbitrary rules, artificial proceedings, which are neither consistent with themselves nor with the things to which they are applied. false habits, and distorted facts, all of which are influenced by the past, old habits, self-serving interests, tradition, ignorance, indifference, impatience, and disappointment. Logical fallacies is an error in reasoning. A fallacy is an argument that gives premises to a conclusion but, it the premise does not support the conclusion. We will explore how to support an argument properly and detect errors in other arguments.
It's fair to say you believe your ideas, theories, and beliefs are based on sound logic. Surely you would not condone actions that are wrong or illogical. Thus, it's safe to assume your logic is sound. But, logic arrives in many forms and it's probably not as sound as you think. Philosophy has a particular language it speaks and its writings follow a particular philosophical flow. This lecture will help you understand how to think logically and how to write, philosophically. First, we will establish and explain the language of philosophy and then we will discuss how you will write out your thoughts and ideas.