The objective of this course is to sharpen the intellect of the students, develop their reasoning ability, widen and strengthen their understanding and clear thinking. The course will include the inductive and deductive reasoning, informal reasoning. For critical thinking topics such as observation, context, criteria and techniques for forming a judgment will be included.

Recommended Reading:

1. Copi, Irving and Cohan Carl. Introduction to logic, 9th edn. New York: Macmillan, 1994.

2. Goatly, Andrew. Critical Reading and Writing: An Introductory Course Book. London: Routledge, 2000.

3. Hurley, Patrick J. A Concise Introduction to Logic, 11th edn. Boston: Cengage Boston, 2010.