“Critical thinking is the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action.” – The Foundation for Critical Thinking
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy is Greek for love of wisdom. It’s the study of general and fundamental questions about existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. Here you will see everything about heuristics, biases and fallacies, mental models, and ways of thinking like a scientist.
- What is Science?
- What is the Scientific Method?
- “Cargo Cult Science” by Richard P. Feynman
- “Believe logic and arguments, carefully drawn and not authorities” by Richard P. Feynman
- How to Think Like a Scientist
- “You and Your Research” by Richard Hamming
- “On Theory” by Eiko I. Fried
- Uncertainty in Decision Making
- How to Practice Critical Thinking
- Stability bias
- Availability bias
- Negativity bias
- Authority bias
- False Premise
- Fundamental Attribution Error
- Base Rate Fallacy
- Appeal to Nature
- Correlation/Causation Fallacy
- Straw man fallacy
Books & Otherwise Material
“If this nation is to be wise as well as strong, if we are to achieve our destiny, then we need more new ideas for more wise men reading more good books in more public libraries. These libraries should be open to all—except the censor. We must know all the facts and hear all the alternatives and listen to all the criticisms. Let us welcome controversial books and controversial authors.John F. Kennedy