Philosophy - Critical Thinking

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Philosophy - Critical Thinking
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code PHIL10160
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

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1. Start your online pre-registration
2. Complete your pre-registration & select either audit or credit
3. You’ll be given a registration time to select your modules 4. Select your modules
5. Pay fees
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Duration

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Course Fee Fees 2019-20

Audit €350 per module (interest only).
Credit €500 per module (including assessment).

Fee payment
Open Learning fees can be paid online, through your SISWeb account after you’ve selected your modules. Students choosing credit modules will pay €500 per module and €350 for audit modules.
Eligibility Am I eligible to take this module?

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
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Course Content

Expand+Autumn 2019: Semester 1

PHIL10160 Critical Thinking
Academic Year 2019/2020

"One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. Everyone knows this. Each of us contributes their share. But we tend to take the si...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Indicative Module Content:
This module is about how to reason well.

In the first part of the module we’ll learn about why it is hard for us to reason well, given our cognitive biases; what the typical characteristics of a good reasoner are; w...

Number of Credits 5
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