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This Friday we will start the first of a few lessons to improve your critical thinking.

Conversation and Critical Thinking Lessons

  • Week 1: Arguments
  • Week 2: Fallacies of Relevance
  • Week 3: Fallacies of Insufficient Evidence
  • Week 4: Analogies and Review
  • Week 5: Case Study
  • Week 6: Critical Thinking Test 

This Week’s Lessons

Today we begin a series of lessons that will help you think and speak more clearly, logically and precisely.

This is the beginning of our lesson on critical thinking.

  1. The first step in that learning is to understand arguments.
  2. The second step for today is to understand the difference between facts and inferences.

Inference and Facts

Here is a quick exercise to understand inferences. Look at this photo.

Read these statements and mark, true, false or can’t answer.

  1. This is graduation day for the Thomas family.
  2. The father is proud of his son.
  3. The sister looks up to her brother.
  4. This is a prosperous family.
  5. The son has just graduated from law school.

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