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Teaching Formal Logic
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LessonsLesson 1: Teaching Logic Restfully with Rigor (Preview Content)4 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 2: Logic as a Core Discipline (Preview Content)3 Topics1 Quiz

Discussion: Logic in One's Life and Study (Preview Content)2 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 3: Formal Logic vs. Informal Logic4 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 4: The Classical Origin and Medieval Recovery of Logic4 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 5: Formal Logic and the Three Acts of the Mind4 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 6: Translating Arguments into Categorical Form4 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 7: Relationships of Opposition4 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 8: Relationships of Equivalence4 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 9: Categorical Syllogisms3 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 10: Determining Validity of Syllogisms3 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 11: Terms and Definitions3 Topics1 Quiz

Lesson 12: Developing the EndofYear Project4 Topics1 Quiz

End of Course TestEnd of Course Test: Formal Logic1 Quiz
Lesson 13, Topic 3
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I. In preparation to engage any text or argument, be ready to answer:
(1) What are the informal fallacies being utilized in the argument (refer to The Art of Argument for review)?
(2) Are you able to construct the author’s syllogism? If so, is the author’s construction valid or invalid?
(3) Are you able to identify the author’s key terms in her argument? If so, what type of definitions does the author employ?
(4) What are the author’s presuppositions, axioms, and worldview?
II. Enter into a relaxed, reasoned conversation with the author as you make your way through the text. In what key places do you agree? Differ? Why? How can you avoid making the same mistakes you may accuse the author of?