With a complete, approachable presentation, CRITICAL THINKING: THE ART OF ARGUMENT is an accessible yet rigorous introduction to critical thinking. The text emphasizes immediate application of critical thinking in students lives and helps students apply the skills they are studying. The relevance of these skills is shown throughout the text by highlighting the advantages of basing oneas decisions on a thoughtful understanding of arguments and presenting the overarching commonalities across arguments. With its conversational writing style and carefully selected examples, the book employs a consistent and unified treatment of logical form and an innovative semiformal method of standardizing arguments that illustrates the concept of logical form while maintaining a visible connection to ordinary speech. Without sacrificing accuracy or detail, the authors have clearly presented the material with appropriate study tools and exercises that emphasize application rather than memorization. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.When people argue about abortion, one side often tries to show the other that their views arena#39;t in reflective equilibrium. Those who think that abortion is wrong often argue that the view that abortion is permitted isna#39;t consistent (isna#39;t in reflectiveanbsp;...
|Title||:||Critical Thinking: The Art of Argument|
|Author||:||George Rainbolt, Sandra Dwyer|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2011-01-01|