Nov 13, 2019  
PUBLISHED 2018-2019 Credit Catalog 
PUBLISHED 2018-2019 Credit Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHIL 241 - Critical Thinking

Course Description
The purpose of this course is to introduce you to fundamental skills in critical thinking. You will develop skills in identifying fallacies, evaluating formal arguments, and diagnosing the appropriate form of argumentation in a variety of areas, including science and morality. Your skills in argumentation will be honed both in evaluating others’ arguments and in making your own.

3 credits

Additional Requisite Information:

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Required Textbook: MacDonald, Chris and Vaughn, Lewis (2016). The power of critical thinking (4th Cdn. ed.). Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press

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Equivalent Course(s):

  • PHIL 1011

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