[C08] Videos and courses on critical thinking

Module: Critical thinking

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I don’t know what I may seem to the world, but as to myself, I seem only to have been like a boy playing on the sea-shore and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.

- Isaac Newton

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This is a short and succinct YouTube video on critical thinking:

What is the most important lesson of critical thinking? What is it supposed to achieve? Bertrand Russell's interview here is quite relevant.

§1. Online courses

There are now many online courses on critical thinking. They should not be difficult to find. Here are two you can try out:

Kahn Academy has a course on critical thinking with videos and exercises. Try searching for "critical thinking".


"Critical Reasoning for Beginners" from Department for Continuing Education at Oxford.


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