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Critical Thinking: A Students Introduction
Critical Thinking: A Students Introduction

Critical Thinking: A Students Introduction, 7th Edition

ISBN10: 1264296061 | ISBN13: 9781264296064
By James Wallace, Gregory Bassham, Henry Nardone and William Irwin
© 2023

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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 1 Introduction to Critical Thinking 
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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About the Author

James Wallace

Gregory Bassham

Henry Nardone

William Irwin


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