Logic and Critical Thinking 101 Websites
Critical Thinking Web – Hong Kong University’s introductory logic and critical thinking page; a great resource for initiates to the topic of philosophy!
Need to Know – A logical fallacy is, fundamentally, an error in logic. This website lists some of the major logical fallacies that people present in their arguments. Understanding logical fallacies is a key to understanding the difference between a rational argument and an irrational one. You can read a brief list of logical fallacies that we have collected. Logical Fallacies 2016
Argumentum ad hominem – Attacking the opponent directly rather than addressing the opponent’s idea
The Galilean – Philosophy for beginners – This website features articles and lessons that cover the basics of western philosophy, including such topics as rhetoric, metaphysics, analytic philosophy, and a guide to logical fallacies. Plenty to see and read here!
The Critical Thinker Academy – An excellent resource page for new arrivals into the world of critical thinking, and an all-around great resource for everyone else!
eSkeptic – The email newsletter of the Skeptic Society
The Skeptic’s Dictionary – This site features definitions, arguments, and essays on hundreds of strange beliefs, amusing deceptions, and dangerous delusions. It also features dozens of entries on logical fallacies, cognitive biases, perception, science, and philosophy.
The Baloney Detection Kit Sandwich (Infographic) Skeptics.com – (A skeptical studies’ curriculum resource) For a class project, a pair of 11th grade physics students created this infographic, shown on this page, inspired by Michael Shermer’s Baloney Detection Kit: a 16-page booklet designed to hone your critical thinking skills.