Critical Thinking

(Taught through the Centre for Continuing Education at the University of Auckland)

Class Number: 57782

When: 6 sessions, Wednesday 12 March – 16 April, 6.30 – 8.30pm

Where: Room 13, Commerce A Bldg No. 114, 3A Symonds Street

Fee (GST incl): $121.50 [International Fee (GST incl): $200.20]

Class Limit: 25

Course Description: Critical thinking is a skill we all like to think we have, but how often have you found yourself wondering just how critical your reasoning is? In this course we will uncover many of the basic skills a good thinker requires and then put them to use in analysing arguments you might come across in newspapers, on television and in everyday conversation.

About Matthew Dentith

Author of "The Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories" (Palgrave Macmillan), Matthew Dentith wrote his PhD on epistemic issues surrounding belief in conspiracy theories. He is a frequent media commentator on the weird and the wonderful, both locally and internationally. On occasion he can be caught dreaming about wax lions but, mostly, it is rumoured he works for elements of the New World Order.