Lincoln College

Undergraduate Catalog 2013-1014: Lincoln College

Philosophy

PHL 103: Introduction to Philosophy (H4 900)

Credits: 3:0:3
This course introduces some of the major fields, topics, concerns, methods, and uses of philosophy. Critical thinking is emphasized.

PHL 105: Logic (H4 906)

Credits: 3:0:3
This course offers a study of methods of critical thinking which enables people to distinguish between correct and incorrect reasoning, especially in problem solving regarding practical affairs. The attention focuses on problems in the use of language prejudices, confusion of issues, the detection of internal fallacies, and the rules for valid deduction and inductive reasoning. Emphasis may be on either classical logic or symbolic logic, depending on the instructor.

PHL 107: Ethics (H4 904)

Credits: 3:0:3
This course is an examination of problems of personal and social morality and methods for their resolution by great thinkers, past and present. A variety of moral positions, concepts, and systems will be studied and applied to various ethical issues.