Phil regularly teaches courses in philosophy at the University of Manitoba.
Course Information and other academic material will appear here from time to time.
Course offering for 2015 is a basic ordinary language logic course called “Critical Thinking” Here’s the Syllabus, Critical thinking 2014-5.
Student written assignment checklist as slides: Phil’s Essay Checklist
PDF of checklist: Phil Essay Requirements
Phil 1290 Critical Thinking
5. Phil’s Further Fallacies 2013
7.5 The dilemma.
8.1 Updated Induction 2015
Bonus opportunity 2015 term: students who complete all required sections of the e-text assignments are eligible for bonus grades: Here are the required sections.
Required sections for bonus in E-Text.
Chap 1-3 ALL, Chap 4, Omit 4.4, Chap 5, omit 5.6, 5.7, Chap 6 omit 6.5, Chap 7 & 8 Omit.
Chap 9. 9.1 required. 9.2 & 9.2 recommended (especially for law school applicants).
Chap 10. All, Chap 11 & 12 Omit, Chap 13 All., Chap 14. Omit
For anyone interested, here is Phil’s masters thesis on honeybee language:
Sample handouts for Phil’s Critical thinking class:
Fall 2013: Prose Assignment #1: Smart Phone Speach.