Course curriculum

  • 1

    INTRODUCTION TO LEVEL 1 | The Beginnings and Signs of the Ends

  • 2

    OFFICE HOURS

    • Calendar and Booking Form

  • 3

    LANGUAGE

    • The Nature and Function of Language

    • Language and Reality

    • Logical and Psychological Dimensions of Language

    • The Ambiguity of Language

    • Module Quiz

  • 4

    GRAMMAR

    • Introduction to General Grammar

    • Categorematic Parts of Speech

    • Syncategorematic Parts of Speech

    • Function of Grammar

    • Terms and Their Grammatical Equivalents | Classification of Terms

    • Terms and Their Grammatical Equivalents | Difference Between Terms

    • Terms and Their Grammatical Equivalents | The Extension and Intension of Terms

    • Terms and Their Grammatical Equivalents | Definition of Terms

    • Terms and Their Grammatical Equivalents | Division of Terms

    • The Proposition | Definition and Distinctions

    • The Characteristics of Propositions

    • Propositional Forms | A E I O Forms

    • Distribution of Terms

    • The Predicables

    • Sentences and Propositions

    • Relations of Simple Propositions | Conjunction

    • Relations of Simple Propositions | Opposition

    • Relations of Simple Propositions | Eduction

    • Relations of Simple Propositions | The Syllogism

  • 5

    LOGIC & CRITICAL THINKING

    • What is an Argument?

    • Complex Argument Structures

    • Validity and Soundness

    • Deductive, Inductive, and Abductive Arguments

    • Assuring, Guarding, and Discounting

    • Descriptive Vs. Evaluative Language

    • Inductive Arguments and Statistical Generalizations

    • Inference to the Best Explanation | The Seven Explanatory Virtues

    • Analogical Arguments

    • Causal Reasoning

    • Probability

    • The Conjunction Fallacy

    • Informal Fallacies

    • Slippery Slope Fallacies

    • Fallacies of Relevance

  • 6

    RHETORIC

    • Logos: Rational Speech

    • Pathos: Proportionate Emotion

    • Ethos: Credible Character

    • The Aims of the Speaker

    • The Structure of a Speech

  • 7

    THE CREED OF IMAM AS-SANŪSĪ

    • Introduction

    • Biography of Imam as-Sanūsī

    • Rational Judgement

    • Necessary Attributes of God

    • Impossible Attributions to God

    • Possible Attributions to God | Proofs of the Attributes of God

    • The Messengers

    • The Content of La Ilaha Illa Allah

    • The Content of Muḥammadun Rasūl Allah

    • Conclusion