Course Syllabus

Introduction to Argument Theory

  • Argument Components (CPA)
  • Common Argument Patterns

Introduction to Critical Reasoning

  • CR Standard Format & Process
  • CR Standard POE Reasons

Critical Reasoning Question Types

  • Strengthen vs. Weaken
  • Assumption
  • Conclusion
  • Flaw
  • Evaluate vs. Completion
  • Paradox
  • Structure
  • Inference
  • EXCEPT Qs