Splash Biography



JONATHAN HABER, Author: Critical Thinking Essentials (MIT Press)




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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Jonathan Haber is the author of Critical Thinking Essentials from MIT Press and Critical Voter: How to Use the Next Election to Make Yourself (and Your Kids) Smarter.

His web site LogicCheck (www.logiccheck.org) analyzes the reasoning behind the news of the day.

Jonathan has taught at MIT Splash for several years, and is the parent of two critical thinkers.

You can read more about his work in critical-thinking education and online learning at www.degreeoffreedom.org.



Past Classes

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H429: How to Win an Argument in Rainstorm Spring 2020 (May. 30 - 31, 2020)
Interested in learning the tools of critical thinking and how they can be applied in school, in politics and in life? This short course will introduce you to the tools of argumentation: how to create convincing and compelling arguments, and how to know when what you're being told is valid or bunk.