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Fall 2024
Jul 14,2024
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PHL 221 - Critical Thinking
This course is aimed at developing practical reasoning skills. Students will learn to analyze and evaluate arguments, detect fallacies, distinguish science from pseudo-science, recognize media bias, and better understand methods of deception employed by advertisers, political organizations and others. A central goal of this course is to develop an attitude of fair-mindedness and intellectual honesty while learning to avoid the pitfalls of defensiveness and rationalization.
4.000 Credit hours
40.000 TO 48.000 Lecture hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture

Social Science Division
Social Science Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Arts and Letters, Social Science

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Skills Development
      Bachelor Applied Science
May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      College Now

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