Critical Thinking: A Student's Introduction / Edition 3

Critical Thinking: A Student's Introduction / Edition 3

by Gregory Bassham, William Irwin, Henry Nardone
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073407348

ISBN-13: 9780073407340

Pub. Date: 05/23/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This popular text helps today's students bridge the gap between everyday culture and critical thinking. Using a proven step-by-step approach, this text covers all the basics of critical thinking, in clear, reader-friendly language. Its comprehensiveness allows instructors to tailor the material to their individual teaching styles, resulting in an exceptionally

Overview

This popular text helps today's students bridge the gap between everyday culture and critical thinking. Using a proven step-by-step approach, this text covers all the basics of critical thinking, in clear, reader-friendly language. Its comprehensiveness allows instructors to tailor the material to their individual teaching styles, resulting in an exceptionally versatile text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073407340
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
05/23/2007
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Critical Thinking

Chapter 2: Recognizing Arguments

Chapter 3: Basic Logical Concepts

Chapter 4: Language

Chapter 5: Logical Fallacies--1

Chapter 6: Logical Fallacies--2

Chapter 7: Analyzing Arguments

Chapter 8: Evaluating Arguments and Truth Claims

Chapter 9: A Little Categorical Logic

Chapter 10: A Little Propositional Logic

Chapter 11: Inductive Reasoning

Chapter 12: Finding, Evaluating and Using Sources

Chapter 13: Writing Argumentative Essays

Chapter 14: Thinking Critically about the Media

Chapter 15: Science and Pseudoscience

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