Before studying philosophy, whether it is the philosophy of Plato or C. S. Lewis, students should develop a clear understanding of formal logic. This fall semester long course will help students learn basic aspects of formal logic, specifically, the structure of classical syllogisms. 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: Formal & Practical Logic
12 years old and up
- Traditional Logic I Text, 3rd edition ISBN: 9781615388769
- Traditional Logic I Workbook, 3rd edition ISBN: 9781547701254
- Traditional Logic I Answer Key ISBN: 9781547701247
- The Best Things in Life by Peter Kreeft ISBN: 9780877849223