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December 2001

Web resources: Critical thinking vs. Specious arguments

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Critical and uncritical thinking

Center for Critical Thinking Library (http://www.criticalthinking.org/University/univlibdir.html)

Critical Thinking on the Web (Tim van Gelder) (http://www.philosophy.unimelb.edu.au/reason/critical)

Critical Thinking: Basic Questions and Answers (http://www.criticalthinking.org/University/questions.html)

Crtitical thinking: recommended readings (http://www.criticalthinking.org/University/recommend.html)

Critical Thinking and Information Use (http://library.queensu.ca/inforef/instruct/critical.htm)

Critical Thinking in Psychology (http://www.gmcc.ab.ca/~digdonn/psych104/think.htm)

Asking the Right Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking by M. Neil Browne and Stuart Keeley (http://vig.prenhall.com/catalog/academic/product/1,4096,0130891347,00.html)

Critical thinking and its relation to science and humanism by Steven D. Schafersman (http://www.freeinquiry.com/critical-notes.html)

Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum Project

Coaching Winners: How to Teach Critical Thinking (http://www.kcmetro.cc.mo.us/longview/ctac/winners.htm)

Critical Thinking and Psychology Links (http://www.kcmetro.cc.mo.us/longview/ctac/psylink.htm)

Links for Critical Thinking (http://www.oswego.edu/Acad_Dept/gened/links/ct.html)

Articles on Critical Thinking (http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/cwp/lib/thkgbib.html)

Skills, Generalizability and Critical Thinking by Sharon Bailin (http://www.bu.edu/wcp/Papers/Educ/EducBail.htm)

Critical questions: general

A Lexicon of Critical Questions: Culture and History as Electronic Text (http://www.georgetown.edu/bassr/511/lexicon.html)

Critical Thinking Questions You Can Ask About Anything (http://wwwenglish.ucdavis.edu/cwc/handouts/critthink.htm)

Developing Critical Questions (http://caribou.cc.trincoll.edu/~fkirkpat/developing_critical_questions.htm)

How to write a good critical question (http://www.skidmore.edu/~ndenzey/re241/criticalquestions.htm)

Writing Multiple-Choice Questions that Demand Critical Thinking (http://www.uoregon.edu/~tep/assessment/mc4critthink.html)

Constraints on critical questions (Paper presented to the Organisational Learning and Future of Work Stream 5th World Congress on Action Learning, Action Research and Process Management University of Ballarat September 2000) by Anne Herbert (http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:paun1_lPxfU:www.ballarat.edu.au/alarpm/docs/Herbert,_A_-_Abstract.doc+critical+questions&hl=en)

Critical questions: specific

Five Critical Questions in Process Improvement (http://www.chips.navy.mil/archives/01_fall/five_critical_questions_in_proce.htm)

Critical Questions about Medical Malpractice "Reforms" (http://www.maryalice.com/reform/Critical.html)

365 Critical Questions You Need to Ask Each Other Before You Marry ... and how to ask them by Andrea Reynolds (http://www.andreareynolds.com/365ques.html)

Critical questions on participatory research. Marisa Vorraber Costa, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul - Brazil. (http://www.uea.ac.uk/care/carn/conf97/PAPERS/COSTA.HTM)

29 Questions You Must Ask When Interviewing an Agent [Real Estate] (http://www.mekus.com/agent_questions.asp)

Critical Questions to Ask Regarding The Design and Development of Instructional Materials (http://www.umuc.edu/~erubin/id/critical.html)

Critical Reading Questions (http://www.bothell.washington.edu/library/guides/reading.html)

Questions for critical reflection (Resource papers in action research) (http://www.scu.edu.au/schools/gcm/ar/arp/reflques.html)

Critical thinking in economics (http://www.uncg.edu/eco/dpleyden/ctworkbook/hbook_2types(2e).htm)

Radical Questions for Critical Times ... by Sam Keen (http://www.coopcomm.org/guest_essay_01.htm)

Critical web use: list of sites (http://www.uky.edu/ArtsSciences/English/wc/workshopbib.html)

911+ Questions in Seeking UnCommon Ground and protecting the Middle Way from Binary Thinking by Anthony Judge (http://www.laetusinpraesens.org/docs/uncommon.php)

Critical thinking during the fog of war by Carla Binion (http://www.onlinejournal.com/Attack_on_America/Binion091601/binion091601.html)

The two faces of leadership: considering the dark side of leader-follower dynamics by Christine Clements, John B. Washbush (http://www.managementfirst.com/practical_management/leadership_and_motivation.htm)

Games people play

Games People Play: The Psychology of Human Relationships by Eric Berne (http://www.poewar.com/reading/games_people_play.htm)

Games People Play in Church (http://comnet.org/umf/umfchgames.html)

The Center for Ludic Synergy (http://www.ludism.org/)

Rules of evidence

International coursts and organizations (http://www.idhbb.org/uk-page4.1.gate.htm)

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court: Finalized draft text of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence (http://www.un.org/law/icc/statute/rules/rulefra.htm)

UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (http://www.un.org/ictr/rules.html)

US Federal Rules of Evidence (2001) (http://www.law.cornell.edu/rules/fre/overview.html)

IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Commercial Arbitration (http://www.ibanet.org/pdf/rules-of-evid-2.pdf)

Human Rights Watch Commentary To The Preparatory Commission Rules Of Evidence And Procedure For The International Criminal Court (http://www.hrw.org/campaigns/icc/docs/prepcom-feb99.htm)

Avalon Project at the Yale Law School: The Nuremberg War Crimes Trials (http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/imt/imt.htm)

The Evidence Site: The contents of this web site are written and edited by members of the Evidence Section of the Association of American Law Schools with support from the University of Michigan School of Law (http://www.law.umich.edu/thayer/)

New International Evidence Rules Advance Arbitration Process (http://www.wisbar.org/wislawmag/2000/03/arb.html)

Summary of the Rules of Evidence: The Essential Tools For Survival In the Courtroom (http://profs.lp.findlaw.com/litigation/)

Evaluating information

Basic Criteria for Evaluating Information (http://www.bothell.washington.edu/library/guides/eval.html)

Evaluating Information Found on the Internet (http://milton.mse.jhu.edu/research/education/net.html)

Sceptical Inquiry

European Council of Skeptical Organisations (http://www.ecso.org/)

Skeptical Inquirer Magazine (http://www.csicop.org/si/)

Sceptics Society (http://www.skeptic.com/skeptics-society.html)

The Atheism Web Logic and Fallacies (http://www.infidels.org/news/atheism/logic.html)

Specious and fallacious arguments

A list of fallacious arguments (http://www.cs.colorado.edu/~lindsay/skeptic/arguments.html)

Logical fallacies (http://www.intrepidsoftware.com/fallacy/toc.htm)

Stephen's Guide to the Logical Fallacies (http://datanation.com/fallacies/)

Propaganda Techniques Related to Enviromental Scares by Paul R. Lees-Haley (http://www.quackwatch.com/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/propa.html)

Fallacies (Nizkor Project) by Michael C. Labossiere (http://www.nizkor.org/features/fallacies/index.html)

Use and Abuse of Argument (http://www.sussex.ac.uk/langc/skills/arg-det.html)

Emotive arguments

The Emotive in Animal Rights Discourse by Thomas G. Kelch (http://www.satyamag.com/may00/kelch.html)

Rhetorical criticism

Critical Questions (http://www.tcf.ua.edu/commfac/gary/cq_book.htm)

Wishful thinking

Strategic denial: unwritten rules and wishful thinking (http://www.uia.org/strategy/74unwrit.htm)

Non-cognitivism and Wishful Thinking by Cian Dorr (http://www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/philo/faculty/dorr/papers/noncognitivism.pdf)

Magic Thought and Wishful Thinking by Edward Said 5 July 2000 (http://www.cafearabica.com/perspect/perspect17/persaid.html)

Wishful-Thinking and Self-Deception by Cyril Marystone (http://users.corpex.com/users/archmage/fsr/fsrart20.htm)

Nasty questions

Pin-pointing nasty cognitions by Robert W. Westermeyer (http://www.habitsmart.com/pin.html)

Questions to which Many deserve Answers by Anthony Judge (http://www.laetusinpraesens.org/musings/question.php)

Other keywords

  • Pseudo critical thinking
  • Specious arguments
  • Scientific method
  • Selective thinking


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