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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog
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HON 105 - Interdisciplinary Introduction to Logic & Mathematics


This course is an introduction to logic and mathematics. It is an unusual introduction, since it transforms history, philosophy, social thought, literature, and the arts into paths for understanding logical and mathematical concepts and systems. Therein lies the course’s interdisciplinarity. These concepts and systems will be deployed to solve basic problems in everyday life and in academic research, from formally representing arguments found in scholarly texts to determining the odds of winning a hand in a game of chance to assessing scientific hypotheses. Special emphasis will be placed on developing the skill of detecting logical and statistical fallacies. Finally, the scope and limits of logical and mathematical systems will be studied.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of the University’s mathematics proficiency requirement.
Co-requisite(s):
Credits: 3

Meets the Following Core Requirement: Quantitative Reasoning
Course Typically Offered: Fall
Course Type: Academic Honors Program



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