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Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 
Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

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PHIL 2100 - Critical Thinking

This course provides tools for the identification, analysis, and evaluation of the various patterns of reasoning as they occur in the real world. Patterns of reasoning include deductive reasoning, inductive reasoning, scientific reasoning, statistical reasoning, and causal reasoning. The course also covers some basic psychology and sociology of reasoning and belief, and concludes with a critical discussion of science and the scientific method.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Cross Listed: Cross listed as PSYC 2100. Students cannot obtain credit for both this course and PSYC 2100.

Credit Hours: 4

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