28 Mar, 2021
Aim of the Course
Critical thinking is a skill that we have to develop in order to function fully as a person. It enables us to identify, evaluate and resolve issues in our relationships, workplace and other aspects of our lives. The aim of this one semester course is to create an awareness of the importance of critical thinking in all areas of our lives, and to assist us to become better critical thinkers.
Among the topics covered are:
- The nature and benefits of critical thinking.
- Characteristics of a good critical thinker.
- Critical thinking and self-development.
- Barriers to critical thinking.
- Understanding fallacies.
To be confirmed
EPSTEIN, Richard L., Critical Thinking, Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, Belmont,2006.
BOSS, Judith A., Critical Thinking and Logic Skills For Everyday Life, McGraw Hill, New York, 2012.
2 hrs per week for 2nd Semester
Fr. Steven Lim