Logic and Argumentation

Logic and Argumentation




ECTS credit:4

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Malec Maja, prof. dr. Markič Olga


Students acquire the basic knowledge of non-formal and formal logics, and understand concepts like argument, proof, fallacy, deduction, syntax and semantics, induction, argument from analogy, as well as basic formal methods as truth tables and natural deduction. They learned how to recognize, analyze and evaluate arguments and how to form their own cogent arguments. At the tutorials, they will use the methods of critical thinking and argumentation for analyzing and evaluating scientific and philosophical papers and journal articles.