Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Critical Thinking Series


Assumptions

Assumptions

This programme starts with a number of accessible examples to illustrate what we mean by assumptions, how we find them and use the negative test, and how finding them can help to illuminate arguments. Students are then asked to test their...Show More
Credibility

Credibility

This programme begins with an exploration of the concept of credibility and illustrates the key criteria of motive, bias, vested interest, neutrality, ability to perceive and expertise. A reconstruction of a famous murder case from the 1920's is...Show More
Evidence in Argument

Evidence in Argument

This programme begins by illustrating the meaning and significance of evidence and the presentation of evidence in numbers, percentages, rates and over time. The case against zoo's is used to give students the opportunity to evaluate and question...Show More