The Prometheus Academy - Critical Thinking (8th) - An Introduction to Informal Fallacies

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Minimum Class Size: 4 students

Meets only on Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Prerequisites: None.

Critical Thinking - An Introduction to Informal Fallacies: Time: 1¼ hours per week, 32 weeks

This class teaches students how to critically examine ideas, philosophies, and current events.   Students learn how to use and develop higher-order thinking skills in all areas of life.  In addition, they learn about several different philosophers and their interesting perspectives on the world.

Students learn how to:

Critical thinking is a skill that must be practiced in order to develop effectively.  Class discussion is essential in helping to develop this skill.  Students learn to think critically by expressing their opinions and hearing rebuttals from their classmates, plus listening to the discussions among their classmates.

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Instructor's Note

Each student needs to bring with them on the first day of class the class materials listed below and a NEW copy of the textbook. The textbook has consumable exercises.

Class Materials

Critical Thinking Textbook


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