This is probably the best page to use to navigate this site. Critical thinking is hard to learn (and hard to teach) because once you get it, it’s obvious… Getting there is not always that easy though so, if you have a teacher that makes it a bit harder than it should be, try clicking through these pages…

To become an expert critical thinker… or at least to get full marks on this part of the exam with minimal effort, work through the pages in this order…

Lesson 1: Arguments in Philosophy

Lesson 2: Understanding Arguments

Lesson 3: Understanding Arguments – Two Types of Argument

Lesson 4: Understanding Arguments – Soundness and Validity

Lesson 5: Bad Arguments / Broken Arguments

Lesson 6: Formal Fallacies

Lesson 7: Informal Fallacies

Summary: Glossary Check

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