Lesson 2: Logic as a Core Discipline
In this session, Joelle Hodge introduces the art of formal logic, addresses the role that logic plays as a core discipline, and offers several compelling reasons for studying logic.
Supplemental Discovery of Deduction resource: Assessments, Quizzes and Extra Practice (PDF) from Classical Academic Press.
Outline of Session
I. Beyond the Textbook
(1) What is the nature of academic argumentation?
(2) What is a thesis statement?
(3) How does a student learn to make accurate statements and craft a persuasive argument?
(4) Why is Aristotelian logic the indispensable link between grammar and rhetoric?
(5) In what ways is a study of logic foundational not only to academic discourse, but also to developing a twenty-first-century worldview?
II. Approaching the Discovery of Deduction
Why is it necessary to approach The Discovery of Deduction with the larger picture in mind?
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