The new Praxis class is more than two weeks into the program and the participants are currently diving deep into the first curriculum module, Philosophy. So far it’s been an exciting and challenging experience for them as they question their assumptions they currently hold and develop their critical thinking skills.
While participants are free to explore the depths and details of Philosophy’s rich historical tradition, our goal is to prepare them for the experience of using the tools of reason, logic, rhetoric, and imagination to improve their ability to communicate their opinions, find utility in non-obvious sources, and ask insightful questions.
These skills can be extremely valuable to entrepreneurs as they seek out opportunities to create new experiences for potential customers and to young professionals who are looking to gain the confidence needed to become more influential within their company.
Here are two pieces of content from the module that cover the importance of philosophy to the entrepreneur and how to get the most out of argument.