CREDITS 2 (LV) 3 (ECTS) - 30 Contact Hours

The aim of this course is to provide a comprehensive understanding of elementary formal logic and to show its applications in the analysis of argumentation, thus, providing an introduction to critical thinking. Norms of rational argumentation and discourse will be discussed and practically applied.
Further, criteria of a logically consistent, clear and coherent thinking and correct argumentation will be also explored and applied in practical exercises.
The course will also investigate direct and indirect, normal and fundamental forms of arguments, logical operations, the relevant truth tables and their application in the analysis of compound expressions.