15 Week Course Presented by James Fetzer, Ph.D., Philosophy Professor Emeritus

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  • The following is an introduction to critical thinking using conspiracy theories as case studies
  • This was a 15 weeks, meeting Wednesdays 8-9+ PM/CT, with all course materials provided on-line.
  • Beginning with the nature of thought and the relation of language & thought for openers.
  • Then turning to the nature of arguments, the kinds of arguments & the varieties of fallacies.
  • Then turning to the application of scientific reasoning to classic events such as JFK, 9/11, the moon landings & more.

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  • You will then be sent a password by email to your address associated with your credit card.
  • The class materials are located at this link.

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