Critical Thinking

2 hrs per week for 2nd Semester

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.

Course Content

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.

Select Bibliography

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.

Lecture Hours

2 hrs per week for 2nd Semester


Fr Steven Lim

College General
Jalan Cengai, Tanjung Tokong
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Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

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