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PHIL 210 - Critical Thinking

This course is an introduction to argumentation and reasoning. It focuses on the kinds of arguments one is likely to encounter in academic work, in the media, and in philosophical, social, and political debate. The course aims to improve students ability to advance arguments persuasively and their ability to respond critically to the arguments of others. Students will find the skills they gain in this course useful in virtually every area of study.

Semester:

  • Fall (September 7 - December 6, 2021)
  • Winter (January 6 - April 13, 2022)

Instructor:

Program:

Undergraduate, 3 credits

There is no access fee for this course.

Prerequisite

Students who have received credit for PHIZ 210 or for this topic under a PHIZ 298 number may not take this course for credit.

Book:

Clear Thinking in a Blurry World. Tim Kenyon, Nelson Education, University of Waterloo, 2008.

Registration Information:

Concordia students must register for this course in their MyConcordia portal. It is strongly recommended that they consult Concordia's class schedule prior to enrolling in order to be aware of any registration restrictions (see the notes). Once registered, students must then sign up for an eConcordia account to access the course material. » Visit the registration section for details.

COURSE OUTLINE

Disclaimer: Information regarding the eConcordia course found on this page may change without notice. For the most recent course list, visit the MyConcordia Portal. Furthermore, if this represents the initial offering of the course, no course outline will be available until the start of the first active semester.