How to Think About Weird Things: Critical Thinking for a New Age, 9th Edition
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How to Think about Weird Things is a concise and engaging text that offers students a step-by-step process by which to determine when a claim is likely to be true. Schick and Vaughn provide a course on critical thinking, with a focus on neither debunking nor advocating specific claims. Rather, the authors clarify principles of good reasoning that enable students to evaluate any claim, no matter how strange, for themselves. By teaching readers how to distinguish good reasons from bad reasons for believing a claim, this text helps students improve their decision-making abilities and provides them with a powerful weapon against all forms of hucksterism.
CHAPTER 2: The Mind-Body Problem
CHAPTER 3: Free Will and Determinism
CHAPTER 4: The Problem of Personal Identity
CHAPTER 5: The Problem of Relativism and Morality
CHAPTER 6: The Problem of Evil and the Existence of God
CHAPTER 7: The Problem of Skepticism and Knowledge
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