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Supervisor
Ivars Neiders

Study Course Description

Course Description Statuss:Under Review
Course Description Version:1.00
Study Course Accepted:30.01.2018
Study Course Information
Course Code:HZK_001LQF level:Level 7
Credit Points:2.00ECTS:3.00
Branch of Science:Philosophy; LogicTarget Audience:Medicine
Study Course Supervisor
Course Supervisor:Ivars Neiders
Study Course Implementer
Structural Unit:Department of Humanities
The Head of Structural Unit:Vija Sīle
Contacts:
Study Course Planning
Full-Time - 1. Semester No.
Lectures (number)7Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures14
Classes (number)9Class Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Classes18
Total Contact Hours32
Study course description
Preliminary Knowledge:
There ar no special requirements to take this course.
Objective:
To introduce students into basics of critical thinking and logic, fundamental concepts of constructing and evaluating of arguments. To show the practical importance of argumentation in scientific discourse and daily life as well.
Topic Layout (Full-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Basic concepts of critical thinkingLectures1.00auditorium
2Language and Rhetorical PloysLectures1.00auditorium
3Deductive arguments (1) Propositional LogicLectures1.00auditorium
4Deductive arguments (2) Categorical LogicLectures1.00auditorium
5Inductive argumentsLectures1.00auditorium
6ProbabilityLectures1.00auditorium
7FallaciesLectures1.00auditorium
8Detection and reconstruction of argumentsClasses1.00auditorium
9Language and Rhetorics. Rhetorical PloysClasses1.00auditorium
10Deductive arguments (1) Propositional LogicClasses1.00auditorium
11Deductive arguments (2) Categorical LogicClasses1.00auditorium
12Inductive Arguments (1)Classes1.00auditorium
13Inductive Arguments (2)Classes1.00auditorium
14ProbabilityClasses1.00auditorium
15FallaciesClasses1.00auditorium
16Final TestClasses1.00auditorium
Assessment
Unaided Work:
Assessment Criteria:
Final Examination (Full-Time):Test
Final Examination (Part-Time):
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge:
Skills:
Competencies:
Bibliography
No.Reference
1Loģikas kļūdas
1Bowell, T & Kemp, G. Critical Thinking. A Coincise Guide. – (3-rd ed.) London & New York: Routledge, 2010.
2• Copi, I.M. & Cohen, C. Introduction to Logic. – (8-th ed.) New York, 1990.
3Hurley, P. A Concise Introduction to Logic. – (7-th ed.) Wadsworth, 2000.
4Kaye, Sharon, M. Critical Thinking, Oxford, 2009.