The Pocket Guide to Critical Thinking / Edition 3

The Pocket Guide to Critical Thinking / Edition 3

by Carolyn Kernberger, Carolyn Kernberger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534584292

ISBN-13: 9780534584290

Pub. Date: 02/03/2005

Publisher: Advanced Reasoning Forum

Not everyone knows how to think critically. THE POCKET GUIDE TO CRITICAL THINKING is the new standard for reasoning well and making smart choices. Inside, you'll discover tips and secrets that not only help you get better grades, it gives you the tools you'll need for success in career and relationships. And with its easy-to-use format and review tools, this

Overview

Not everyone knows how to think critically. THE POCKET GUIDE TO CRITICAL THINKING is the new standard for reasoning well and making smart choices. Inside, you'll discover tips and secrets that not only help you get better grades, it gives you the tools you'll need for success in career and relationships. And with its easy-to-use format and review tools, this reasoning textbook is the one you'll use again and again.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534584290
Publisher:
Advanced Reasoning Forum
Publication date:
02/03/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1Claims1
2Concealed Claims7
3Arguments10
4Evaluating Premises13
5Experiments19
6The Conclusion Follows21
7Repairing Arguments25
8Compound Claims32
9Counterarguments42
10General Claims46
11Analogies55
12Models59
13Numbers65
14Generalizing68
15Cause and Effect77
16Cause in Populations88
17Explanations92
18Fallacies109
19Evaluating Reasoning115
20Writing Good Arguments119
21Making Decisions121
Index

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