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Critical thinking (also Logic)


Definitions of critical thinking are disputed, but having the ability to think critically and to apply logic to research questions are seen as higher-level education outcomes.

 Useful resources on Critical thinking:

Hitchcock, D. (2018). Critical Thinking. E. N. Zalta (Ed.). The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

History, definitions, examples, controversies, and links to additional resources.

Klement, K. (2020). Introduction to Logic

Online syllabus, lecture notes, readings, syllabus, and exercises.

Tags: IPS IA; IPS CritT; CPS CreaT; IPS WC; PSR ER; Comp   

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Last Updated: October 22, 2021


Editor: Stephanie Krueger Last modified: 22.10. 2021 15:10