Critical Thinking: A Students Introduction, 7th Edition
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Critical Thinking: A Student’s Introduction provides the skills and attitudes needed to become a skilled thinker, an effective problem solver, and a sound decision-maker. Students will learn—step by step—how to understand complex texts, analyze issues, think logically, and argue effectively. They will hone the thinking skills needed to succeed in college, in their career and in life. It is written to provide a versatile and comprehensive introduction to critical thinking through a student-centered approach that covers all the basics of critical thinking—and more—in reader-friendly language.
Chapter 2 Recognizing Arguments
Chapter 3 Basic Logical Concepts
Chapter 4 Language
Chapter 5 Logical Fallacies—I
Chapter 6 Logical Fallacies—II
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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