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Critical Reasoning

Critical Reasoning

To solve a problem you will have to think critically and creatively from different angles.

  • Visualize the problem first. Think in opposites.
  • Apply the right approach. Elicit Solutions.
  • Draw inferences. Arrive at the result
  • You internalize critical thinking skills and you will be able to respond to all life’s situations and arrive at solutions.
Syllabus:

CLASS V-VI

I. Basic Concepts

  1. Basic Concepts of Logic-Term, Proposition, Denotation and Connotation.
  2. Types of Propositions
  3. Methods and Rules for Reducing Propositions

II. Inferences

  1. Introduction
  2. Inductive Inference
  3. Deductive Inference
  4. Reasoning with Immediate Inference
    • Introduction
    • General Rules
    • Methods of Drawing Inferences / Conclusions
  5. Reasoning with Implied Inference
  6. CLASS VII-VIII

    I. Basic Concepts

    1. Basic Concepts of Logic-Term, Proposition, Denotation and Connotation.
    2. Types of Propositions
    3. Methods and Rules for Reducing Propositions

    II. Inferences

    1. Introduction
    2. Inductive Inference
    3. Deductive Inference
    4. Reasoning with Immediate Inference
      • Introduction
      • General Rules
      • Methods of Drawing Inferences / Conclusions
    5. Reasoning with Implied Inference
    6. Syllogism: (Mediate Inferences)

      1. Introduction
      2. Terms and Premises
      3. A. Two Statement Syllogism
        • Rules for Categorical Syllogism
        • Rules for Hypothetical-Categorical Syllogism
        • Rules for Disjunctive-Categorical Syllogism
        • Rules for Dilemma
      4. B. Three Statement Syllogism

      CLASS IX-X

      I. Basic Concepts

      1. Basic Concepts of Logic-Term, Proposition, Denotation and Connotation.
      2. Types of Propositions
      3. Methods and Rules for Reducing Propositions

      II. Inferences

      1. Introduction
      2. Inductive Inference
      3. Deductive Inference
      4. Reasoning with Immediate Inference
        • Introduction
        • General Rules
        • Methods of Drawing Inferences / Conclusions
      5. Reasoning with Implied Inference
      6. Syllogism: (Mediate Inferences)

        1. Introduction
        2. Terms and Premises
        3. A. Two Statement Syllogism
          • Rules for Categorical Syllogism
          • Rules for Hypothetical-Categorical Syllogism
          • Rules for Disjunctive-Categorical Syllogism
          • Rules for Dilemma
        4. B. Three Statement Syllogism