Classrooms are diverse and complex communities. With diversity comes disagreement, a necessary building block of learning, of research, and of academic freedom.
Systematic empathy is a step-by-step method to help participants slow down their thinking to better understand the logic and context of someone's view.
Argument mapping uncovers hidden assumptions, faulty logic, as well as points of connection.
ThinkerAnalytix is an education non-profit organization spun out of the Harvard University Department of Philosophy. Why philosophy? For philosophers, disagreement is expected, even invited, to tackle seemingly impossible problems. History shows that the best learning happens through disagreement that is inquisitive, respectful, and fearless.
We leverage thousands of years of pedagogy from philosophy and custom education technology to offer a portfolio of courses and programs that teach productive disagreement as an essential part of learning and working communities.