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Critical thinking course notes on fallacies by a philosophy professor for students. 1 1 critical thinking: an introduction logic and logical fallacies lecture ii 2 truth tables and logical operators zface itsome things are either true or false. In this wireless philosophy video, paul henne (duke university) describes the distinction between formal and informal fallacies. Critical thinkingthe significance of fallacies in critical thinking is important to understand so that clear and concise.
The thinker’s guide to fallacies: the art of mental trickery and manipulation by dr richard paul and dr linda elder the foundation for critical thinking. Fallacies the use of critical thinking requires one to understand how to comprehend an argument part of this comprehension includes the ability to recognize a. When most people seek a college education, it is usually with the intention of acquiring a specific skill so they can then get a financially rewarding job. Quizlet provides fallacies fallacy critical thinking activities, flashcards and games start learning today for free. Science attempts to apply some of the following criteria: 1) skepticism of unsupported claims 2) combination of an open mind with critical thinking.