ILS 200 Spring 2019

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The essence of criticism is the willingness to treat ideas as problems – that is, open to contestation and revision. ILS 200 examines the idea of “critical thinking,” surveying the forms it might take, the ways in which it might be employed (or subverted), and the significance of critical thinking in the daily life of the average citizen of a contemporary mass democracy.