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Introduction to Logic


Concordia University of Edmonton’s newest personal development course, Introduction to Logic will be a pillar for learners to work on both personal and professional development by enhancing personal growth and education.

It will teach you elementary methods and principles for analysing reasoning as it occurs in everyday contexts.

intro to philosophy course schedule
intro to philosophy delivery method
Online Delivery Asynchronous
intro to philosophy requirements
No Prerequisites

Course Schedule

SEP 7 – DEC 7, 2023 Thursdays 6:00 PM – 8:50 PM 39 $400 +GST
JAN 11 – APR 11, 2024 Thursdays 6:00 PM – 8:50 PM 39 $400 +GST


Why Take this course?

  • Learn how to tell the difference between good reasoning and bad reasoning
  • Understand the fundamentals of both formal and informal logic – logic that is valid because of it’s structure and reasoning that may be valid for other reasons

Hear more from instructor Dr. Jonathan Strand on why this course matters and what to expect in the video below:

Course Outcomes

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Distinguish the characteristics between good and bad reasoning
  • Recognize common mistakes in reasoning and identify reasoning that are valid because of its structure
  • Understand the basics of how scientific reasoning works
  • Effectively evaluate the reasoning of others
  • Create and engage in sound reasoning of your own

Lecture Topics

Course Instructor

Dr. Jonathan Strand

Doctor of Philosophy


Email us at extension@concordia.ab.ca