INI304H1: The Illusion and Reality of Evidence


This seminar in critical reading, analysis, and writing focuses on the nature, the evaluation, and the use and abuse of evidence in the process of formulating and supporting an argument. The case study method will be employed to assess the level of authority, credibility, and objectivity evident in public discourse, official sources, and academic inquiry.


Completion of 4.0 full-course equivalents, and a writing course offered by the Writing and Rhetoric Program (or equivalent).

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)