The Ethical Practice of Critical Thinking / Edition 1

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Overview

The Ethical Practice of Critical Thinking affirms that our very best critical thinking and scholarship must happen between people, and not just between one's ears. We need not just sound arguments, but arguments which matter, about things which matter, with people who matter to each other. When critical thinkers take each other's humanity and dignity as seriously as their arguments, they improve both their reasoning and their communities of discourse. And because thinking together about substantial issues leads to conflicts, critical thinking needs a robust ethical practice to sustain dialogue. This book is a contribution to that practice.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594605031
  • Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
  • Publication date: 8/11/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Sales rank: 1,145,471
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Sustaining Arguments 3

Ch. 2 Principles and Skills of Ethical Argumentation 19

Ch. 3 Thinking of Fallacies as Ethical Issues 63

Ch. 4 The Ethical Practice of Doing the Math 97

Ch. 5 Finding a Community of Discourse 115

Notes on Sources 133

Name Index 147

Index 149

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