Consultants

AILACT CONSULTANTS ON INFORMAL LOGIC & CRITICAL THINKING

A number of AILACT members are available for consulting in the following areas:

  • the definition of informal logic/critical thinking
  • the teaching of informal logic/critical thinking
  • the incorporation of informal logic/critical thinking into a course curriculum
  • the assessment of informal-logic skills and critical thinking
  • research in informal logic and critical thinking

Listed in alphabetical order:

Allen, Derek

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Teaching informal logic
  • Research: argument assessment

Relevant experience and background:

  • Thirty years of teaching informal logic; research and publications on argument assessment

Do you charge a fee? No
Present position: Professor
Institution and Department, if so connected: Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto
Postal address: Trinity College, 6 Hoskin Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1H8
E-mail address: derekallen@trinity.utoronto.ca
Phone number: 416-978-2129
Highest degree and granting institution: D.Phil., University of Oxford

Battersby, Mark

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Teaching Critical Thinking
  • Learning outcomes and assessment

Relevant experience and background:

  • Taught Critical Thinking since 1978
  • presented over 40 workshops on teaching CT at colleges and universities in BC and Alberta
  • also presented widely on learning outcomes and assessment as learning when working 3 years for an arm’s length branch of the BC Ministry of Post Secondary Education
  • Numerous publications and conference presentations including 2 textbooks: Is that a Fact: A field guide to evaluating statistical and scientific information; Reason in the Balance: An Inquiry Approach to Critical Thinking
  • Developed instructional software: MacCritic

Do you charge a fee? Yes
Present position: Professor
Institution and Department, if so connected: Capilano University
Postal address: 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, BC CAN V7J 3H5
E-mail address: mbatters@capilanou.ca
Phone number (optional): 604 986 1911 L. 2409
Web site(s), if any: http://reasoninthebalance.blogspot.com
Highest degree and granting institution: Ph.D. University of British Columbia

Blair, J. Anthony

Areas in which you could consult:

  • business problem-solving and decision-making practices
  • composition of briefs, reports and other documents aimed at persuasion; critical thinking skill improvement
  • how to make a good argument or a well-argued case for a proposal
  • how to assess arguments critically

Relevant experience and background:

  • 35 years teaching argument and argumentation and critical thinking; author of an argument textbook and of a critical thinking textbook; extensive research record in argument, argumentation and critical thinking;
  • journal editor for 30 years;
  • leadership roles in university department (head) and senate decision- making bodies

Do you charge a fee? Yes.
Present position: Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Research in Reasoning, Argumentation & Rhetoric
Institution and Department: University of Windsor
Postal address:
c/o Department of Philosophy
University of Windsor
Windsor, ON
Canada N9B 3P4
E-mail address: tblair@uwindsor.ca
Phone number: 1.519.254.5613

Decyk, Betsy

Areas in which you could consult: Teaching and Service

  • Curriculum development of critical thinking courses, including ones offered by departments other than philosophy.
  • Scaffolding exercises and assignments in informal logic and critical thinking
  • Active learning in informal logic and critical thinking courses
  • Projects that involve critical thinking about local issues
  • Conflict resolution, mediation, and ombudswork as practical critical thinking

Relevant experience and background:

  • A teacher for over 35 years
  • Developed and taught courses in critical thinking in philosophy,
  • psychology, our Honors program, and in the sciences,
  • Presented workshops on critical thinking and teaching critical thinking
  • Certified mediator, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Community mediator 1988-2004
  • University Ombuds, 2006-present

Do you charge a fee? No
Present position: University Ombuds
Institution and Department, if so connected: California State University, Long Beach
Postal address:
University Ombuds
California State University, Long Beach
6300 University Drive, Foundation Bldg #140
Long Beach, CA 90815
E-mail address: bdecyk@csulb.edu
Phone number: 562-985-2577 (work)
Highest degree and granting institution: Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Ennis, Robert

Areas in which you could consult:

  • The nature of critical thinking
  • Critical thinking assessment
  • Incorporating critical thinking in a curriculum
  • Argument appraisal strategy

Relevant experience and background:

  • Consultant in the above areas
  • Teacher of Critical Thinking for Teachers at various times at Cornell University (12 years), University of Illinois UC (25 years)
  • Teacher of Critical Thinking, Univ. of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL, 1997 Teacher of Philosophy of Social Science, New College, Sarasota, FL, 2008
  • Author of three textbooks:
  • Ordinary Logic (Prentice Hall, 1969)
  • Logic in Teaching (Prentice Hall, 1969)
  • Critical Thinking (Prentice Hall, 1996)
  • Co-Author w S. P. Norris, Evaluating Critical Thinking (Midwest Pubs, 1989)
  • Author or co-author of 52 articles in above-listed areas of consultation
  • Co-author, three published critical thinking tests
  • President of AILACT 2001-2005, Board Member, 2009-present
  • Now Member, Editorial Boards,Teaching Philosophy, Inquiry, Informal Logic
  • Member, Technical Advisory Committee, Educational Testing Service’s
  • Graduate Record Examination, 1988-95, emphasis on analytic section

Do you charge a fee? Yes, except for brief e-mail or phone discussion
Present position: Professor Emeritus of Philosophy & Education
Institution and Department, if so connected:
University of Illinois UC, Dept. of Educational Policy Studies
Postal address: 3904 Trentwood Place, Sarasota, FL 34243, USA
E-mail address: RHEnnis@illinois.edu
Phone number: 941 358 0906
Web sites: http://faculty.ed.uiuc.edu/rhennis; http://www.criticalthinking.net
Highest degree and granting institution: Ph.D., University of Illinois UC

Facione, Peter

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Critical thinking teaching and assessment

Relevant experience and background:

  • 40 plus years of higher education professional experience
  • including 20 plus years of consulting nationally and internationally
  • critical thinking test developer
  • critical thinking textbook author

Do you charge a fee? Yes
Present position: Independent scholar, consultant, and speaker
Institution and Department, if so connected: Measured Reasons, LLC
Postal address: P.O. Box 879, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
E-mail address: pfacione@measuredreasons.com
Phone number: 650-743-8632
Web site(s), if any: www.measuredreasons.com
Highest degree and granting institution: Ph.D., Michigan State University

Fasko, Daniel

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Teaching critical and creative thinking
  • critical and creative thinking research

Relevant experience and background:

  • Editor, Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines, 1999-2010
  • Taught: Introductory Critical Thinking class for honors students at BGSU
  • Taught: Teaching Critical Thinking at Morehead State University
  • Editor of the book, Critical Thinking and Reasoning: Current Theory, Research, and Practice (2003) by Hampton Press

Do you charge a fee? Negotiable
Present position: Professor of Educational Psychology
Institution and Department, if so connected:
Educational Foundations & Inquiry Program, Bowling Green State University
Postal address: 566 Education Bldg., Bowling Green, OH 43403-0251
E-mail address: dfasko@bgsu.edu
Phone number: 419-372-9184
Web site: www.bgsu.edu/colleges/edhd/directory/lps/page58203.html
Highest degree and granting institution: Ph.D., Florida State University

Flage, Dan

Areas in which you could consult:

  • categorical logic
  • propositional logic

Relevant experience and background:

  • I’ve been teaching critical thinking for more than ten years; I’ve been teaching logic for about forty years.
  • I’m the author of Undertanding Logic (Prentice Hall, 1995) and The Art of Questioning: An Introduction to Critical Thinking (Prentice Hall, 2004).
  • I’m also co-author of Essentials of Logic, 2nd edition (Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007), Rowman & Littlefield Handbook for Critical Thinking (Rowman and Littlefield, 2008), and The James Madison Critical Thinking Course (The Critical Thinking Company, forthcoming).

Do you charge a fee? It would depend upon the degree of consultation. Generally, I would.
Present position: Professor of Philosophy, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Institution and Department, if so connected: James Madison University
Postal address:
Department of Philosophy & Religion, MSC 8006
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
E-mail address: flagede@jmu.edu
Phone number: (540) 568-6808
Highest degree and granting institution: Ph.D., University of Iowa

Gratton, Claude

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Helping instructors (a) themselves to master the fundamental theory and skills to describe accurately in plain English and evaluate correctly concepts, claims, and reasoning; and (b) to work toward a common way of describing and evaluating concepts, claims, and reasoning that apply across discipline. These are necessary conditions for the successful infusion of critical thinking across the disciplines, yet they are seriously neglected. For it is typically incorrectly assumed that one has acquired this mastery simply from having university degrees.
  • Applying critical thinking to emotional intelligence.
  • Assessing critical thinking.
  • Helping students to transfer critical thinking skills to their personal and social lives.

Relevant experience and background.

Do you charge a fee? Transportation, lodging, and meals.
Present position: Professor of philosophy
Institution: Antelope Valley College
Postal address: Antelope Valley College, 3041 West Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93536
E-mail address: cgratton@avc.edu
Phone number: office 661-722-6488
Web site: http://avconline.avc.edu/cgratton/
(Most of my teaching material is on a secure website for my students.)
Highest degree and granting institution: Ph.D., University of Toronto

Groarke, Leo

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Informal Logic
  • Visual Persuasion
  • Critical Thinking Assessment
  • Argument Schemes

Relevant experience and background:

  • Many years of teaching, administration, research and publishing in the field

Do you charge a fee? Usually not.
Present position: Provost, Professor of Philosophy
Institution and Department, if so connected: Office of the Provost, Department of Philosophy, University of Windsor
Postal address: Office of the Provost, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Drive., Windsor, Ontario Canada, N9B 3P4
E-mail address: lgroarke@wlu.ca
Highest degree earned: Ph.D., University of Western Ontario

Harrell, Mara

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Teaching and Research in Argumentation Skills

Relevant experience and background:

  • Research on Argument Mapping for teaching critical thinking skills for the past 6 years

Do you charge a fee? No
Present position: Associate Teaching Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Institution and Department, if so connected: Department of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University
Postal address: 135 Baker Hall, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213
E-mail address: mharrell@cmu.edu
Phone number: 412-268-8152
Web site: http://www.hss.cmu.edu/philosophy/faculty-harrell.php
Highest degree and granting institution: Ph.D., UC San Diego

Hatcher, Donald

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Integrating CT and Writing,
  • CT Assessment
  • CT Across the Curriculum

Relevant experience and background:

  • 25 years of paper and in-service presentations
  • 18 years Director of CT and Writing Program at Baker University
  • Co-author with L. Anne Spencer of Reasoning and Writing: From Critical Thinking to Composition, 3rd ed., American Press
  • Author of over 20 scholarly articles on CT theory, teaching, and assessment

Do you charge a fee? Yes
Present position: Professor of Philosophy, Liberal Arts Program Director
Institution and Department, if so connected: Baker University, Dept. of Philosophy
Postal address: Donald Hatcher, Department of Philosophy, Baker University, Baldwin City, KS 66006
E-mail address: dhatcher@bakeru.edu
Highest degree and granting institution: PhD, University of Kansas

Hitchcock, David

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Design of critical thinking programs
  • Design of critical thinking courses
  • Formulation of multiple-choice items

Relevant experience and background:

  • Teacher of critical thinking courses from 1976 to the present
  • Author of a textbook, Critical Thinking (Methuen, 1983)
  • Co-author of another textbook, Evidence-Based Practice: Logic and Critical Thinking in Medicine (AMA Press, 2005)
  • Author of scholarly articles on inference evaluation, practical reasoning, and other topics in the theory of reasoning and argument
  • Author of a study of the effectiveness of teaching critical thinking with computer-assisted instruction and multiple-choice testing
  • Composer of multiple-choice items testing reasoning skills, for LSAT and GMAT (in the distant past)

Do you charge a fee? It depends on the circumstances.
Present position: Professor of Philosophy
Institution and Department, if so connected: McMaster University
Postal address: McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
E-mail address: hitchckd@mcmaster.ca
Phone number: 905-525-9140 ext. 23464
Web site: http://www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/~hitchckd/
Highest degree and granting institution: Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School

Hundleby, Catherine

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Gender and argumentation
  • Oppression and argumentation

Relevant experience and background:

  • PhD in philosophy
  • Publications in feminist epistemology

Do you charge a fee? Possibly
Present position: Associate Professor
Institution and Department, if so connected: University of Windsor:
Philosophy (and Women’s Studies)
Fellow , Centre for Research in Reaspnng, Argumentation, and Rhetoric
Postal address: Department of Philosophy
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, Ontario
Canada N9B 3P4
E-mail address: hundleby@uwindsor.ca
Highest degree and granting institution: PhD, University of Western Ontario

Johnson, Ralph

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Critical thinking
  • Informal logic
  • Argumentation theory

Relevant experience and background:

  • Johnson retired in Fall 2006 after 39 years with the Department of Philosophy, University of Windsor, during which he served two term as Head of Department.
  • In 1971, he along with his colleague, J. Anthony Blair, developed a new approach to logic they called informal logic. In 1977, Johnson and Blair published their text, Logical Self-Defense (3rd edition, 1993; U.S. edition, 1994; IDEA, 2006).
  • In 1979, Johnson and Blair founded the Informal Logic Newsletter, which became the journal, Informal Logic, in 1985. They have been its publishers and editors from the beginning.
  • In 2006, he and Blair founded the Centre for Research in Reasoning, Argumentation and Rhetoric.
  • Johnson has published more than 50 articles on various issues in argumentation theory and informal logic and critical thinking, for all the major journals and delivered keynote addresses at many conferences. His Manifest Rationality [Lawrence Erlbaum 2000] was well received.
  • In 1993, Johnson received a 3M Teaching Fellowship for outstanding university teachers, one of ten such awards conferred that year in Canada. In 1994, he was awarded the rank of University Professor by the University of Windsor.
  • In 2000, he was awarded the Distinguished Research Award by the International Society for the Study of Argumentation.
  • In 2003, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Johnson is listed in Who’s Who in Canada

Do you charge a fee? Yes.
Present position: Senior Research Fellow, Center for Research in Reasoning, Argumentation and Rhetoric, & Professor Emeritus
Institution and Department, if so connected: University of Windsor, Department of Philosophy
Postal address: Department of Philosophy, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON N9B3P4
E-mail address: johnsoa@uwindsor.ca
Phone number: 519.253-3000, Ext 2339; f. 519-971-3681
Highest degree and granting institution: Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1972

Lazere, Donald

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Critical thinking in English studies (composition, rhetoric, literature)C
  • Critical thinking and civic literacy.

Relevant experience and background:

  • Author, Reading and Writing for Civic Literacy: The Critical Citizen’s Guide to Argumentative Rhetoric, Paradigm Publishers, Brief Edition, 2009.
  • Forthcoming: English Studies and Civic Literacy: Teaching the Political Conflicts.

Do you charge a fee? No
Present position: Professor Emeritus of English
Institution and Department, if so connected: Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Postal address:
5901 Marilyn Drive
Knoxville, TN 37914
E-mail address: dlazere@igc.org
Highest degree and granting institution: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Nosich, Gerald

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Teaching for Critical Thinking; Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum Teaching for Critical Thinking in Subject Matter Courses
  • Assessment of CT
  • Socratic Questioning
  • SACS Accreditation
  • The Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)

Relevant experience and background:

  • I have given over 200 workshops on CT and Teaching for CT. My work is primarily aimed at college and university faculty, but I have also consulted extensively on CT at secondary and primary schools, with business and professional organizations.
  • I have given extended workshops in Lithuania, Thailand, Austria, Singapore, and the United Kingdom (Oxford), as well as in the U.S. and Canada. My books are Learning to Think Things Through: A Guide to Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum (3rd edition, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2009), (also translated into Spanish, Chinese and Arabic), and Reasons and Arguments (Wadsworth, 1981), o.p.

Do you charge a fee? Yes. For my fee schedule, consult the Foundation for Critical Thinking http://www.criticalthinking.org
Present position: Professor
Institution and Department, if so connected: Buffalo State College, Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Postal address:
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
U.S.A.
E-mail address: gnosich@uno.edu
Highest degree and granting institution: Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago

Nuccetelli, Susana

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Evaluative arguments
  • Transmission of warrant by inference
  • The justification of inference rules

Relevant experience and background:

  • Co-author of How to Think Logically, and some papers on the topics

Do you charge a fee? It depends on the type of consultation
Present position: Professsor
Institution and Department, if so connected: St. Cloud State University, Department of Philosophy
Postal address:
720 Fourth Avenue South
St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301
USA
E-mail address: sinuccetelli@stcloudstate.edu
Web site: http://web.stcloudstate.edu/sinuccetelli/
Highest degree and granting institution: Ph.D., City University of New York Graduate Center, 1998; Ph.D., Universidad de Murcia & Autónoma de Madrid, 1991.

Possin, Kevin

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Computer-assisted teaching
  • Assessment in Informal logic and CT

Relevant experience and background:

  • Over twenty-five years teaching CT
  • Author of Critical Thinking, a computer-assisted curriculum
  • Creator of the Critical Thinking Lab at Winona State University, with peer- tutors and work-to-competency testing

Do you charge a fee? Only if travel is required.
Present position: Professor of Philosophy, Department Chair
Director of the CT Lab
Institution and Department, if so connected: Winona State University, Philosophy Department
Postal address:
Kevin Possin, Philosophy Department
Winona State University
PO Box 5838,
Winona, MN 55987
E-mail address: kpossin@winona.edu
Phone number: 507-457-5662
Web sites:
http://www.winona.edu/philosophy
http://www.critical-thinking-lab.com
http://www.intro2logic.com
Highest degree and granting institution: PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Scriven, Michael

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Curriculum (integrated and segregated CT)
  • Testing
  • Teaching
  • Research

Relevant experience and background:

  • Author of the text Reasoning (McGraw-Hill)
  • Co-author of Critical Thinking: defining it and assessing it (EdgePress)
  • 400+ other publications, many of them linked to CRITICAL THINKING/ INFORMAL LOGIC

Do you charge a fee? Yes
Present position: Professor of Psychology, Claremont Graduate University, CA
Postal address: POBox 69, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
E-mail address: mjscriv1@gmail.com
Phone: 415 663-1511
Highest degree and granting institution: D.Phil., University of Oxford

Solon, Tom

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Critical thinking assessment

Relevant experience and background:

  • Trained in both philosophy and psychology
  • Forty-five years of experience, publications, empirical research

Do you charge a fee? I charge a fee only to institutions to conduct workshops (for example).
Present position: Professor Emeritus
Institution and Department, if so connected: Danville Area Community College (Illinois), Department Of Philosophy, Psychology, and Education
Postal address:
1644 N. Franklin St.,
Danville, Illinois 61832-2364
E-mail address: TPSolon@aol.com

Swartz, Robert

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Infusing the Teaching of Critical and Creative Thinking into  Content Instruction. Assessing Critical Thinking.

Relevant experience and background:

  • 30 years of experience working with K – 12 teachers, college/university faculty, schools, and colleges on projects to infuse instruction in CCT into content.
  • Founder and Director (6 years) of the U. Mass/Boston Master’s Program on Critical and Creative Thinking.
  • Lead author of 6 books on this subject plus numerous articles.

Do you charge a fee? I offer one or two hour “awareness” presentations on infusing CCT to schools and colleges free (they pay expenses). I charge a fee for workshops and long-term staff-development programs.
Present position: Director, National Center for Teaching Thinking, USA
Institution and Department: Emeritus faculty member in the Philosophy Department at U. Mass/Boston

Postal address: c/o NCTT, P. O. Box 590607, Newton Center, MA  02459
E-mail address: rjs@nctt.net
Phone number: 617-965-4604 (NCTT)
Web site: WWW.NCTT.NET
Highest degree and granting institution: PhD, Harvard University

Teays, Wanda

Areas in which you could consult:

  • 1. Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum:College/University–Faculty and/or Administrator—consulting, workshops, program assessment, conducting a series of workshops with faculty or departments (from brief consults to extending over days/weeks/months).
  • 2. K-12 Consultant in Critical Thinking/Informal Logic–School districts (assessment of districts and individual schools), faculty/administrator workshops, consulting with departments or individual faculty, testing, and applications across the curriculum, including development of course materials that help develop critical thinking skills.

Relevant experience and background:
Relevant Publications:
Second Thoughts: Critical Thinking for a Diverse Society , 4th ed. (McGraw-Hill, 2010)
Instructor Manual & Power Point slides to accompany the text (on MHHE web).
Bioethics, Justice,and Health Care (Wadsworth, 2001).
In progress:
Currently co-editing (with John-Stewart Gordon and Alison Renteln)
Bioethics and Culture (Cambridge U Press).
Relevant Teaching:
Philosophy Professor, Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Teaching experience in Critical thinking, Intro Logic, Symbolic Logic, Legal Reasoning, Phi of Law, Bioethics, Phi of Film/
Occasional weekend tutoring/group sessions on Logic of the LSAT. Also mentor new faculty in teaching Critical Thinking.
Previous teaching experience in the Critical and Creative Thinking (M.A./graduate) program, UMass Boston.
Taught a wide range of courses in Critical Thinking, Critical Thinking & Popular Culture, Critical Thinking & Film, and many other
courses at the graduate level. Supervised master’s theses in Critical Thinking as well. Most of the students were educators (teachers or administrators), other administrators/management, and business.
Previous Consulting:
1. Colleges/universities: Consulting university/college faculty & administrators):
Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum, workshops, ongoing work with departments and individual faculty (e.g., Nursing, Business Administration, Mathematics, Biology, Philosophy, etc.), including assessment, testing, writing exercises, faculty training.
2. Consulting (K-12 administration & faculty, and entire school districts):
Presentations, workshops, and consulting with school districts, individual schools, principals, department heads, and faculty (in groups or individually). Key focus: course and program assessment, meeting district goals/objectives, working with groups and individuals to develop course materials, innovative approaches to class activities and materials (e.g., fallacy games, board games, skill contests), feedback on individual teaching, assessment of student success, team-work approaches, developing critical thinking skills in both faculty and students, and coordinating grade levels to better facilitate the development of critical thinking and critical writing skills.
Professional Organizations:
Member, American Philosophical Association
Member AILACT and West Coast Program Chair.
Do you charge a fee?
Call to confer. Usually a fee (negotiable) for institutions and school districts, particularly for a series of workshops, ongoing presentations or consulting work.
Usually no fee for brief consults for individual faculty–depends on the particulars.
Present position: Philosophy Professor and Department Chair (currently on sabbatical)
Institution and Department, if so connected: Mount St. Mary’s College Philosophy Department
Postal address:
Dr. Wanda Teays
Philosophy Department
Mount St. Mary’s College
12001 Chalon Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
E-mail address: wteays@msmc.la.edu
Phone number: 310-954-4290 (currently on sabbatical–please email first)
Web site(s), if any:
One to accompany Second Thoughts, 4e. at Mc Graw-Hill Higher Ed website –only available for instructors using the text.
No other website(s).
Highest degree and granting institution: Ph.D., Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

Warren, Dona

Areas in which you could consult:

  • Teaching critical thinking and informal logic, with a special emphasis on argument diagrams as a method of argument analysis.
  • Assessing critical thinking.
  • Applying critical thinking skills in the context of philosophical counseling, with a special emphasis on uncovering hidden assumptions.
  • Teaching basic formal logic (through first-order predicate).

Relevant experience and background:

  • 15 years experience teaching critical thinking and symbolic logic at the university level

Do you charge a fee? No
Present position: Associate Professor of Philosophy
Institution and Department, if so connected: The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, Department of Philosophy
Postal address: Department of Philosophy, Room 489 Collins Classroom Center, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI, 54481-3897
E-mail address: dwarren@uwsp.edu
Phone number (optional): 715-346-4115
Web site(s), if any: www.drddwarren.org
Highest degree and granting institution: Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota

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