We are constantly being given reasons to do and believe things: to believe that we should buy a product, support a cause, accept a job, judge someone innocent or guilty, that fairness requires us to do some household chore, and so on.
Assessing the reasons we are given to do or believe these things calls upon us to think critically and logically.
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Programme StructureWhat topics will you cover?
- Identify common flaws in belief construction
- Recognise and reconstruct arguments
- Evaluate arguments as being good or bad
- Analyse arguments using basic logical tools
- Apply basic logical strategies in areas such as science, moral theories and law
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- 2 months
- 4 hrs/week
Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesPhilosophy & Ethics Liberal Arts View 12 other Short Courses in Philosophy & Ethics in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
This course is open to anyone with an interest in improving their logical and critical thinking skills. No previous knowledge or experience is required.
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InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 2 months.
NationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 2 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.