Centennial College has resumed limited in-person lab instruction using a phased approach

Logical Self-Defence

Course Code PHL-401/PHL-182
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description: Ordinary language is highly deceptive, filled with tricks for the unwary and sophisticated uses of subtle words and phrases which often mislead the unsuspecting. Learn how to distinguish types of language, such as descriptive, explanation, and argument, to see how arguments are used to persuade and convince. Sharpen your thinking skills by examining good and poor arguments as used in everyday life - in advertising, science, and law. Develop skill by practicing with the three conditions of good argument: acceptability, relevance, and good grounds.