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Blue Mountains (Katoomba) Critical Thinkers

We meet once a month at a location in Katoomba to discuss and develop our critical thinking skills. 


The Critical Thinking Toolkit

By Galen Foresman, Peter S. Fosl,  and Jamie Carlin Watson.

ISBN: 978-0-470-65869-7,  2016 Wiley-Blackwell


Copies are available (discounted) from The Little Lost Bookshop,


See Table of contents.


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The Philosophy of Inception Movie Night

 Hosted by Blue Mountains Pluriversity 

 Come along to watch the Inception movie and bring a meal for a potluck dinner afterwards to discuss the movie with guest Dr Robert Anderson.  


  • 4pm Saturday 15th February, 202
  • The Big Fix, 101 Wentworth Street, Blackheath
  • This is a free event for young people aged 16 – 30 

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WORKSHOPS

CURRENT AND FUTURE EVENTS

Friday March 13th, 2020 9:30am - 4:30pm

KNOWING, BELIEVING, AND (AVOIDING) 'TRUTHINESS'

9:30am - 4:30pm

University of Sydney, Centre for Continuing Education

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Friday March 13th, 2020 9:30am - 4:30pm

KNOWING, BELIEVING, AND (AVOIDING) 'TRUTHINESS'

 

What should you believe in? How do you know? In today’s climate of ‘truthiness*’: fake-news, post-truth, propaganda, denialism, conspiracy ...

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9:30am - 4:30pm

University of Sydney, Centre for Continuing Education

Starts Thursday February 13th, 2020. WEA-SYDNEY: "How To Argue Like A Philosopher' - 6 weeks

HOW TO ARGUE LIKE A PHILOSOPHER -6 weeks

10AM - 12PM

WEA Sydney, Town Hall.

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Starts Thursday February 13th, 2020. WEA-SYDNEY: "How To Argue Like A Philosopher' - 6 weeks

HOW TO ARGUE LIKE A PHILOSOPHER -6 weeks

 Learn how to argue like a philosopher! Put together your own Philosophical Toolkit. Arguments and reason are important in many fields but m...

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10AM - 12PM

WEA Sydney, Town Hall.

starts Thursday May 7th, 2020. WEA-Sydney: "Fallacies: the pathology of bad arguments" - 6 weeks

FALLACIES: THE PATHOLOGY OF BAD ARGUMENTS - 6 weeks

10am - 12pm

WEA Sydney, Town Hall

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starts Thursday May 7th, 2020. WEA-Sydney: "Fallacies: the pathology of bad arguments" - 6 weeks

FALLACIES: THE PATHOLOGY OF BAD ARGUMENTS - 6 weeks

 Someone claims that you have committed a ‘slippery-slope fallacy’. You think it is completely reasonable to say that if we allow X then Y w...

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10am - 12pm

WEA Sydney, Town Hall

PAST EVENTS

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PAST EVENTS

We invite you to  review  past workshops. If you would like to be put on the mailing list for future editions of these courses, please conta...

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SATURDAY 19/10/2019 Sydney: 'FORMAL LOGIC & ARGUMENTS'

PHILOSOPHY WORKSHOP: FORMAL LOGIC AND ARGUMENTS

9:30am - 4:30pm

Sydney University, Centre for Continuing Education: 160 Missenden Road Newtown, NSW 2042. https://cce.sydney.edu.au/

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SATURDAY 19/10/2019 Sydney: 'FORMAL LOGIC & ARGUMENTS'

PHILOSOPHY WORKSHOP: FORMAL LOGIC AND ARGUMENTS

  • This workshop offers a basic introduction to symbolic  (first-order) logic and deductive arguments, truth-tables and truth-trees. 
  • Formal log...

Event Details

9:30am - 4:30pm

Sydney University, Centre for Continuing Education: 160 Missenden Road Newtown, NSW 2042. https://cce.sydney.edu.au/

More Events

'Philosophy in Inception' - The Free University of Brighton'

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PAST EVENT

Philosophy in Inception:


Date?   Monday July 1st, 2019.


Where?  The Learning Resource Centre at the City Clean depot, Upper Hollingdean Road,  Brighton,  BN1 7GA


Time?  7:00pm to 9:30pm.  Discussions can continue across the road in the pub after 9:30pm


Thanks to the Free University of Brighton for hosting and arranging a venue for this event.

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