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- A nice Philosophy of Mind summary
- The power of categorical logic
- What exactly is the scientific method and why do so many people get it wrong?
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- Logic: if + then = why? How can we understand the power of logic?
- How do we ensure we are exposed to new ideas? A parody with bite.
- A Life of Meaning (Reason Not Required) – What is the nature of our relationship with reason?
- Can you name this cognitive bias?
- By what measures can we value human life?
- Teaching philosophy improves standardised scores
- Are we in control of our own decisions?
- Neuroscience and education: myths and messages
- Free will is not as free as we think – and that’s ok.
- Where’s the Proof in Pseudoscience?
- Science in the lead?
- Intelligent Design - the Myth of Irreducible Complexity
- To think critically means to agree with me! Clarity makes people angry...
- Internet Encylopedia of Philosophy
- Philosophy Graduate Abilities
- Are we individual or social creatures?
- David Papineau on Scientific Realism
- Hidden Premise
- When media become dispensers of justice
- The Mind Body Problem
- Philosophy of Religion - Teleological Argument
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Category Archives: Booklets, Handouts and Worksheets
A booklet on the techniques of truth tables from propositional logic. Deductive Logic. Truth Tables booklet
An introduction to propositional logic – how to represent sentences and statements into propositions. Deductive Logic. Propositional Logic – Propositions booklet
A booklet on the technique of natural deduction (requires knowledge of propositional logic) – deductive logic. Natural Deduction Booklet
Traditional and categorical logic as Aristotle meant it to be… deductive logic. Traditional Categorical Logic
All the arguments for and against the existence of god – from the excellent site www.philosophyofreligion.info thanks Tim! Philosophy of religion. Philosophy of religion Booklet
A nice little scenario for students to develop their hypothesis forming skills. hypothesis question
An example of the genre with techniques annotated. Sample pursuasive essay – deconstruction
This is a brief summary of Dawkins’ argument as presented his book, ‘The God Delusion’ (2006). The passage was scripted as a model answer to the final question posed in my ‘Teleological Argument’ powerpoint (obtainable from the Powerpoint folder). Objections … Continue reading
Worksheet which requires students to complete reading on topic from the Horner & Westacott ‘Thinking Through Philosophy’ (2001) text with answers attached. The Problem of Suffering worksheet
Scientific American – 15 answers to creationist nonsense. Includes evolution, as you would expect. From Scientific American. 15 Answers to Creationst Nonsense (pdf)
Another great one from Jo Lau from the University of Hong Kong. Again, see more here http://www.asa3.org/ASA/Education/think/critical.htm. miniguide
Basics of Critical Thinking by Jo Lau from the University of Hong Kong – very nicely done. See more here http://www.asa3.org/ASA/Education/think/critical.htm. INtrotoCT
A special report reprinted from Natural History magazine. IDNatHIsMus
Nice little diagram outlining Hume’s problem of inductive reasoning. HumeProblemInduction
Faked moon landings – the evidence and does it make for a good hypothesis. Moon landings faked as a good hypothesis
Applying the characteristics of a good hypothesis to the theory that crop circles are caused by aliens. Crop Circles and hypothesis (Word format)
Comprehensive look at inductive reasoning styles – focus on analogy, generalisation, etc – lots of worksheets and examples. Inductive Reasoning
All about techniques and styles of arguments. Point at issue, onus of proof, direct and indirect arguments, debating, pursuasive techniques, hidden assumptions,etc. A very nice resource. Presentation of argument
All about cause and effect – necessary and sufficient conditions, Mill’s methods of determining causality, fallacies of causality (including post hoc ergo propter hoc). Causation Booklet
Maybe the best of the reasoning topics. All the common errors in reasoning presented with examples and worksheets. Fallacies of Reasoning Booklet