Logic equips individuals with the required skills to identify errors, known as fallacies in an argument. Logic generally studies the relations the mind creates between different products or contents of intellectual knowledge; that is perceptions, propositions and arguments, and seeks to understand the different relations, which arise in the human mind when it knows things
ECTS Credits: 3
Professor: Isaac Mutelo
Clearly, epistemology concerns the meaning and nature of truth, whether human beings really know what they claim to know (or think they know) and how knowledge and its attainment can be made more reliable.
Sections of the course
- The first section of the course focusses on the nature and definition of logic through an examination some of its core elements as a branch of philosophy.
- The second section discuss fallacies.
- The third section focus on formal logic.
- The fourth section continues the discussion on categorical syllogisms.