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Introduction to Critical Reasoning

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Contact Katie Effertz at katie.effertz@wisc.edu or 608-890-3260

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Summary

Learn how to identify and evaluate arguments with the skills of logicians, lawyers and debaters. Examining arguments from both popular media and the great philosophers, you will learn to distinguish between deductive and inductive arguments, what makes certain arguments good or poor, and how to identify and avoid specific fallacies in reasoning. We will be reading articles and book passages that you might come across in an Introduction to Philosophy course.

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All ALP students are advised to bring a personal laptop or tablet for use in class and during evening sessions.

Important dates

Application deadlines

Application opens: Nov. 29, 2021
Deadline: Apply by May 15, 2022

Tuition deadlines

The first half of tuition is due by May 16, 2022. The second half of tuition is due by June 6, 2022.

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Contact Katie Effertz at katie.effertz@wisc.edu or 608-890-3260

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