Nov 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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PL - 226 Practical Argumentation

Credits: 3

Considers argumentation from a material perspective, detailing the varied contexts in which argumentation occurs and the techniques that are appropriate to them. The principles of inductive and deductive reasoning will be covered, as well as the nature of and procedures proper to dialectical, rhetorical, poetical, and sophistical reasoning, with a special emphasis on how to identify and defeat defective forms of reasoning.

Prerequisite(s): PL 109  or permission of the instructor

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