Critical Thinking: An Introduction to the Basic Skills

Critical Thinking: An Introduction to the Basic Skills

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Critical Thinking is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the essential skills of good reasoning, written by Canadian authors for Canadian readers. The book includes a thorough treatment of such central topics as deductive and inductive reasoning, logical fallacies, how to recognize and avoid ambiguity, and how to distinguish what is relevant from what is not. Later chapters discuss the application of critical thinking skills to particular topics and tasks, including scientific reasoning, moral reasoning, media analysis, and essay writing. This seventh edition is revised and updated throughout and includes a new chapter on legal reasoning as well as access to a companion website of additional questions and other useful resources.When writing a position papera€”one of the most common essay assignments in universitya€”the author formulates a stand on a ... For example, in a philosophy class students may be asked to defend a position on the abortion debate, and in aanbsp;...

Title:Critical Thinking: An Introduction to the Basic Skills
Author:William Hughes, Jonathan Lavery
Publisher:Broadview Press - 2015-05-25


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