Critical Thinking: A Student's Introduction / Edition 2

Critical Thinking: A Student's Introduction / Edition 2

by Gregory Bassham, William Irwin, James M. Wallace, Henry Nardone
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072879599

ISBN-13: 9780072879599

Pub. Date: 06/28/2004

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

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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:
9780072879599
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Pages:
492
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 7.48(h) x (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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