I'm surprised to have a course on Critical Thinking taught in such a structureless way. The professor seems to just jump from in the following form: fact (sometimes unsubstantiated) -> anecdote -> anecdote -> anecdote, etc. If you think critically about what he is teaching you realize he is not supporting his teaching the way he suggests people should insist facts are supported in their own lives.
No, I'll give others a try.
We've all seen movies or TV shows with the stereotypical dorky professor and Steven Novella is that professor. He's dry, boring and adds nothing to the material that he is delivering. I get the sense of someone in a white lab coat who has not left his lab in years and has no idea of how what he is teaching might be applicable in the real world.
The topic is interesting. Perhaps if any of the material is new to you, you will have a different impression of it that I did.
Great Courses claims they find top professors to lecture for their course. This cannot be the best there is. I have seen better and I could do better.
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