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Critical Thinking https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260241025.jpeg 13 2021 9781260241020 In this new edition the authors have expanded on how to improve information acquisitions skills and recognize dubious claims, gravely important in this current climate of “fake news.” In addition, they have revised and expanded the distinction between subjective judgments and objective claims and revamped their explanation of inductive reasoning into four different types, introducing them in chapter 2 and further explaining them in chapter 11. This book is not about critical thinking as much as it is a book in critical thinking. The authors work to provide guided practice in what they and instructors think are the most important critical thinking skill sets for students.
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Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking, 13th Edition

ISBN10: 1260241025 | ISBN13: 9781260241020
By Brooke Noel Moore, Richard Parker
© 2021

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In this new edition the authors have expanded on how to improve information acquisitions skills and recognize dubious claims, gravely important in this current climate of “fake news.” In addition, they have revised and expanded the distinction between subjective judgments and objective claims and revamped their explanation of inductive reasoning into four different types, introducing them in chapter 2 and further explaining them in chapter 11. This book is not about critical thinking as much as it is a book in critical thinking. The authors work to provide guided practice in what they and instructors think are the most important critical thinking skill sets for students.

Critical Thinking, 13e

CHAPTER 1: Driving Blindfolded  
CHAPTER 2: Two Kinds of Reasoning  
CHAPTER 3: Clear Thinking, Critical Thinking, and Clear Writing  
CHAPTER 4: Credibility  
CHAPTER 5: Rhetoric, the Art of Persuasion  
CHAPTER 6: Relevance (Red Herring) Fallacies 
CHAPTER 7: Induction Fallacies  
CHAPTER 8: Formal Fallacies and Fallacies of Language  
CHAPTER 9: Deductive Arguments I: Categorical Logic  
CHAPTER 10: Deductive Arguments II: Truth-Functional Logic  
CHAPTER 11: Inductive Reasoning  
CHAPTER 12: Moral, Legal, and Aesthetic Reasoning
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About the Author

Brooke Noel Moore

Brooke Moore is a professor of philosophy at California State University, Chico, where he serves as Coordinator of the Critical Thinking Program. A former chair of the Philosophy and History departments, Moore was the University Outstanding Professor in 1996. He has served as a university Master Teacher and has coordinated the university’s program for mentoring new faculty. His publications include The Power of Ideas (with Kenneth Bruder), The Cosmos, God, and Philosophy (with Ralph J. Moore), A Comprehensive Introduction to Moral Philosophy (with Robert Stewart), and other works.

Richard Parker

Richard Parker is Professor Emeritus of philosophy at California State University, Chico. He has been three times chair of the university's Faculty Senate, Dean of Undergraduate Education, and Executive Assistant to the President and has received Professional Achievement Honors for his academic work. He has published in analytic philosophy, critical thinking, and philosophy of law, and his views on punishment and responsibility have been included in major anthologies. Outside academia, Parker is a semiprofessional flamenco guitarist, performing with dancers around and about northern California; he rides a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, plays golf for fun and pool for money, and spends as much time as possible in southern Spain.

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