Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Critical Thinking 101: A Mini Guide

I think learning the basics of critical thinking is important. This mini guide is for people who don't have a lot of time to go through the main Critical Thinking 101 post. This list should give anyone a solid foundation for critical thinking skills.

-AUDIO

*An Introduction to Skeptical Activism by Dr. Steve Novella
This is a great lecture by Dr. Steven Novella. Dr. Novella, from the Skeptic's Guide to the Universe podcast and president of the New England Skeptical Society, gives a lot of insight into skeptical activism and the basic things that every active skeptic should know. This lecture was hosted by the New York City Skeptics.


-ARTICLES

*Scientific Skepticism
This excellent wikipedia article lays out the basic characteristics of scientific skepticism and skepticism in general.

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