Splash Biography



NICK CLAUDIO, BC sophomore, aspiring social studies teacher




Major: Philosophy/history

College/Employer: BC

Year of Graduation: 2022

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Past Classes

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H1913: Logical Fallacies in BC_Splash Spring 2020 (Mar. 29, 2020)
Do you like to argue? Do you like to win when you argue? This course is perfect for just this pursuit. In this class, you will learn how to go beyond simply telling someone in an argument that they are wrong, you will learn several ways to point out flaws in your opponent's logic. There are few things more satisfying than declaring in an argument, "Not only are you wrong, but here is the error in your reasoning..." After the course, students can expect to leave feeling more confident in their ability to reason, to have an understanding of the basic syllogism, And to be able to point out exactly where an argument starts to become fallacious.


H1937: Induction in BC_Splash Spring 2020 (Mar. 29, 2020)
Have you ever wondered how we decide what is true? What makes us decide when something is scientific fact? Is science even real? In this class, we will explore the different viewpoints on what types of methods we should use when trying to learn things about the natural world. Afterward, you will have the opportunity to partake in a debate where we decide if we can even trust science as we know it today. Students can expect to leave this class having a better understanding of the problem with human knowledge, and to develop an inspiration to question the ways in which we go about doing science.


H1887: Logical Fallacies in BC Splash Fall 2019 (Nov. 03, 2019)
Do you like to argue? Do you like to win when you argue? This course is perfect for just this pursuit. In this class, you will learn how to go beyond simply telling someone in an argument that they are wrong, you will learn several ways to point out flaws in your opponent's logic. There are few things more satisfying than declaring in an argument, "Not only are you wrong, but here is the error in your reasoning..." The second part of the class will be focused on what is perhaps the most controversial logical topic related to fallacious argument: induction. After the course, students can expect to leave feeling more confident in their ability to reason, to have an understanding of the basic syllogism, and to develop an inspiration for questioning the methods by which we practice natural philosophy and modern science.