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Dr. Jay
VerLinden

Communication
Department

College of Arts, Humanities
and Social Sciences

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Argumentation and Critical Thinking Tutorial

 

LINKS TO OTHER RESOURCES

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LOGIC SITES

Mission Critical from San Jose State University's Institute for Teaching and Learning

Introduction to Logic for Liberal Arts and Business Majors by Stefan Waner and Steven R. Costenoble

Fergus Dunhio's Silly Syllogisms

Friesian School's Aristotelian Syllogisms

Lander University Philosophy Department's Categorical Syllogisms

 

FALLACY SITES

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy Fallacy Page

Jon's Homeschool Common Argument Fallacies

Conversational Terrorism (formerly Conversational Cheap Shots)

Mission Critical from San Jose State University's Institute for Teaching and Learning

The Fallacy Files

 

 

ARGUMENTATION SITES

Jon Young's Sample Arguments

Ray Moses' Jury Argument in Criminal Cases (see especially the samples)

CSU Fullerton's Sample Arguments to be Toulminized

Graduate Record Examination's Pool of Argument Topics

Mission Critical from San Jose State University's Institute for Teaching and Learning

Informal Logic journal

American Forensic Association

Computer Supported Collaborative Argumentation

 

CRITICAL THINKING SITES (AND SITES RELATED TO CRITICAL THINKING)

Douglas Walton's Links to Critical Thinking Research and Teaching Resources

University of Melbourne's Philosophy Department's Reason! Project

The Skeptics Society's Balony Detection Kit

Think-l's Critical Thinking Links

Dan Kurland's Strategies for Critical Reading and Writing

Aaron Delwiche's Propaganda Analysis

Committee for Skeptical Inquiry: Scientifically Investigating Paranormal and Fringe Science Claims

Skeptic News

Barbara and David P. Mikkelson's Urban Legands Reference Page

Robert T. Carroll's The Skeptic's Dictionary

Mission Critical from San Jose State University's Institute for Teaching and Learning

Committee for Skeptical Inquiry Field Guide to Critical Thinking 

The Critical Thinking Community from The Foundation for Critical Thinking

Reason!Able Reasoning Software

Professor Tangent's Nutrition for the Mind

Widner University Library's Evaluating Web Resources by Jane Alexander and Marsha Ann Tate

Humboldt State University Library's Critical Thinking/Disinformation Resources on the Web

"Is Small Really Lost?" transcript about using critical thinking in elementary education. (With thanks to Dr Mike Metcalfe of the University of South Australia, for calling it to the attention of Argumentation Theory List.) A Real Player version is available at http://www.abc.net.au/rn/relig/enc/audio/enc_14112004_2856.ram

HOAXES AND SCAMS

Charles Hymes' Don't Spread That Hoax!

Quackwatch Health Fraud Site

Fraud.org's Internet and Telemarketing Fraud Site

Host Merchant Services Online Fraud Prevention

Crimes of Persuasion's Schemes, Scams, Frauds

Federal Citizen Information Center's Scams and Frauds

Friends in Business' Scams 101

Security and Exchange Commission's Internet Fraud Page

Internet ScamBusters

Federal Trade Commission's Scholarship Scams

McWhortal Enterprises Scam (A site created by the Securities and Exchange Commission as an example of internet investing scams)

Vmyths.com's Truth About Computer Security Hysteria

Vmyths.com's Computer Viruses and "False Authority Syndrome"

Hoaxbusters: Big List of Internet Hoaxes

OTHER SITES OF INTEREST

I.Q., Personality, and Aptitude Tests at 3SmartCubes

Pros and Cons of Controversial Issues at ProCon.org

 

Last updated 10/25/08
Links checked: 10/25/08