Why join the course?
We are constantly being given reasons to do and believe things: to believe that we should buy a product, support a cause, accept a job, judge someone innocent or guilty, that fairness requires us to do some household chore, and so on. Assessing the reasons we are given to do or believe these things calls upon us to think critically and logically.
Even though we’re called upon to use our critical and logical thinking skills all the time, most of us are not that good at it. This course aims to help you develop and improve these skills.
What topics will you cover?
You’ll learn how to:
- identify and avoid common thinking mistakes that lead to the formation of bad beliefs;
- recognise, reconstruct and evaluate arguments;
- use basic logical tools to analyse arguments;
- and apply those tools in areas including science, moral theories and law.
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