Critical Thinking About Science
About This Show
Show Info: What is a scientific theory? How does scientific reasoning work? What do you really need to know to think critically about science and its role in modern life? Follow philosopher Kevin deLaplante as he gently leads you through the concepts and background knowledge that you need to know for genuine science literacy in the 21st century. Kevin deLaplante is the former Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Iowa State University. He has over twenty years experience teaching the history and philosophy of science. He now runs the Critical Thinker Academy website, which offers free video training courses and pdf ebooks on a wide range of topics designed to help people improve their critical thinking skills.