Introduction to critical thinking. Part I

Introduction to critical thinking. Part I

Etymologically, the word "Epistemology", from the Greek, means the science of knowledge. It is an investigation of knowledge and its problems. A synonymous term is Criteriology which again from the Greek means to distinguish or judge. It deals with testin g knowledge to find truth or detect error.

Course code: PH0013

ECTS Credits:

Professor: Glenn Morris

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction


Chapter 2 The critical problem

Chapter 3 States of the mind relative to the truth of any proposition


Chapter 4 The intellect and truth


Chapter 5 Doctrines related to truth and certainty


Chapter 6 Relativism


Chapter 7 Idealism

Chapter 8 Rationalism & Empiricism& Existentialism