Unit

School Of Computing, Engineering And Mathematics

Logic, Rhetoric and ArgumentationWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301070.2

Discipline: STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Robert Salama


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must have a minimum GPA of 5 and be enrolled in The Academy at Western Sydney University; i.e. students enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Leadership and Critical Thinking or other advanced courses at the discretion of the Academy or the Dean.


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit is designed for high-achieving students who may be enrolled in Advanced degrees or the Bachelor of Applied Leadership and Critical Thinking. This unit provides students with a detailed understanding of logical and rhetorical arguments in order to prepare them for leadership roles in the future. Throughout the unit, students will appraise the structure of logical and rhetorical arguments, evaluate classical arguments and critiques and assess the structure, validity and soundness of philosophical arguments.



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