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critical thinking

What is critical thinking?

Critical thinking can mean slightly different things in different disciplines but generally it means that you should:

  • keep an open mind
  • ask questions
  • think about implications 
  • make judgments based on evidence
  • consider your own biases



ebooks we recommend

Critical Writing

Critical thinking MOOC

A new MOOC from the University of Leeds - Critical Thinking at University: an Introduction

The MOOC is a 2-week course that will run monthly. It is primarily aimed at first year undergraduate students but would be useful for any student who might be unfamiliar with critical thinking in a university setting. You will need to register but it's free!

“Critical Thinking at University: An Introduction”


print books we recommend

Guide to Critical Thinking