Enrollment in Walter Sinnott-Armstrong’s Coursera class now over 100,000

Walter Sinnott Armstrong’s free online class on reason and logic, offered through Coursera, a California-based company that’s partnered with a dozen universities worldwide to offer higher education to the masses, is Duke’s most popular course. “Think Again: How to Reason and Argue,” co-taught by UNC-Chapel Hill philosophy professor Ram Neta, reaches farther than Sinnott-Armstrong thought possible. “I never imagined that I would have so many students in my entire career,” he said. “It would take hundreds of years to reach that number of students in a normal classroom.”

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Update 10/19/2012: Enrollment for Sinnott-Armstrong’s Coursera course now over 100,000