Introduction to Logic

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Master Books’ Introduction to Logic homeschool curriculum will both challenge and inspire your 8th to 10th grade students to defend their faith against atheists and skeptics alike. This biblical worldview course teaches methods that are reliable and effective in defending the truth of the Bible. Your students will grow in their ability to refute the untruths that evolutionists claim as fact.

This full-color Introduction to Logic (student text) as well as the Introduction to Logic Teacher Guide are required to complete this one-year elective course. Lessons are designed to take approximately 30 to 45 minutes and are scheduled five days a week. Video instruction is provided as a supplement for this course at MasterBooksAcademy.com

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Logic is the way God thinks. Master Books’ Introduction to Logic curriculum for 8th-10th grade homeschool students teaches the principles of correct reasoning from the biblical worldview. Just imagine the world changer your student will become as he or she begins to think and reason the way God does!

We know that God determines the correct way to reason. He is the standard for all truth claims. In this course, students will learn about logic, if faith is contrary to reason, informal logical fallacies, and more.

Learning logical terms and principles is often like learning a foreign language. This course has been developed to help your students learn the practical understanding of logical arguments. To make the course content easier to grasp, the schedule provides worksheets and practice sheets to help students better recognize logical fallacies, as well as review weeks for the quizzes and the final.

Parents love the biblical foundation provided by Dr. Lisle and how it deepens their child’s relationship with God. Many homeschool moms report having their students take this course even if they have already completed a different logic course because of the biblical worldview it offers. Often, parents purchase this course for their own independent study or use it as a family study.

Dr. Jason Lisle offers supplemental video instruction for this curriculum at MasterBooksAcademy.com. A video for each chapter is available to help the student better understand the material. This online course is online course is optional.

Course Components

  • Introduction to Logic (Student Text)
  • Introduction to Logic (Teacher Guide)
  • Introduction to Logic Video Instruction at MasterBooksAcademy.com (Optional)

Your student will need the Introduction to Logic Teacher Guide to complete the course. It includes:

  • Convenient Daily Schedule—saving you time!
  • Perforated, 3-hole punched worksheets for each reading portion
  • Quizzes, tests, and answer key

Table of Contents

  • 1. Logic and the Christian Worldview
  • 2. All Knowledge Is Ultimately from God
  • 3. Why Study Logic?
  • 4. Propositions and Arguments
  • 5. Inductive and Deductive Reasoning
  • 6. The Biblical Basis for the Laws of Logic
  • 7. Logical Failure of the Unbiblical Worldview
  • 8. Is the Christian Faith Illogical?
  • 9. Is Faith Contrary to Reason?
  • 10. Arbitrariness and Inconsistency
  • 11. Definitions
  • 12. A Brief Introduction to Syllogisms
  • 13. Enthymemes
  • 14. Informal Logical Fallacies
  • 15. Equivocation
  • 16. Reification
  • 17. The Fallacy of Accent
  • 18. The Fallacies of Composition and Division
  • 19. Hasty Generalization and Sweeping Generalization
  • 20. The Fallacy of False Cause
  • 21. Begging the Question
  • 22. Begging the Question — Part 2
  • 23. The Question-Begging Epithet
  • 24. The Complex Question
  • 25. The Bifurcation Fallacy
  • 26. The No True Scotsman Fallacy
  • 27. Special Pleading
  • 28. The False Analogy and the Slippery Slope Fallacy
  • 29. Review of the Fallacies of Presumption
  • 30. Ad Hominem
  • 31. The Faulty Appeal to Authority
  • 32. The StrawMan Fallacy
  • 33. Faulty Appeals
  • 34. Naturalistic, Moralistic, and the Appeal to Consequences
  • 35. The Genetic Fallacy and the Tu Quoque Fallacy
  • 36. The Fallacy of Irrelevant Thesis
  • 37. Review of Fallacies of Relevance
  • 38. Closing Remarks
  • Glossary/Index
  • Informal Fallacies at a Glance
  • Quick Reference Guide
More Information
Manufacturer Master Books
Weight (in lbs) 1.30
Title Introduction to Logic
Subtitle Informal Fallacies
ISBN 13 9781683441489
Contributors Dr. Jason Lisle
Binding Paperback
Page Count 192
Publisher New Leaf Publishing Group, LLC
Dimensions (in inches) 81/2 x 11
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