Course Detail

RD104 - Critical Thinking

Suitable for postgraduate research students interested in developing their logical argumentation and analysis skills.

Objectives

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify common logical fallacies in academic and popular writing (both in their own work and in that of others)
  • Understand some of the reasons why such fallacious reasoning occurs and is persuasive and what the consequences can be
  • Develop a grounding for a critical reading and thinking approach

Provided by: Researcher Development

Details

Date: Thursday 28 March 2019

Venue: Scape 0.15, ME, Scape, Mile End

Time: 13:30 - 16:30


Tutor

  • Prof G Davis