Before studying philosophy, whether it is the philosophy of Plato or C. S. Lewis, students should develop a clear understanding of formal logic. This semester long course will help students learn more advanced aspects of formal logic, including traditional syllogisms, hypothetical syllogisms, and enthymemes . Students with practice applying this basic knowledge to other areas of study in order to strengthen their analytical thinking, which will naturally lead to stronger essays.
Thinking Well: Advanced Formal & Practical Logic
13 years and up
Traditional Logic I semester course
- Traditional Logic II text, 2nd edition ISBN: 9781615388745
- Traditional Logic II workbook ISBN: 9781615388752
- Traditional Logic II Answer Key ISBN: 9781615388776
- Socrates Meets Jesus by Peter Kreeft ISBN: 9780830823383