Critical Thinking is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the essential skills of good reasoning. The authors provide 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(11.2.5) micro-structure: The small-scale structure of each sub-argument and its parts, in an argumentative essay. (17.1) Milla#39;s methods: a set of five procedures for systematically and methodically extrapolating from the observable temporalanbsp;...
|Title||:||Critical Thinking, seventh edition|
|Author||:||William Hughes, Jonathan Lavery, Katheryn Doran|
|Publisher||:||Broadview Press - 2014-12-04|