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Its Scope and Limits R. Arguments From Ignorance 3. Tools for Smart Thinking Richard Nisbett. His academic interests include ethics, aesthetics, and the history of ideas. How the World Discovered Logic M. Verderber and Erina L. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. De Morgan’s Laws 5. Philosophers who are more sensitive to the rhetorical dimensions of argumentation are starting to write critical thinking texts that reflect this appreciation. Arguments from Authority 4. Disjunctions and Conditionals 3. Why Make Room for an Argument? Predictably Irrational Dan Ariely.

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Propositional Schemes and Proofs Appendix C. Methods of Persuasion Nick Kolenda. Significantly revised, the fourth edition is the most theoretically up-to-date text available.

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The Improbability Principle David Hand. What is a P-Value Anyway?: The Good Evaluative Critique 2.

Expressing Your Intended Meaning 6. In addition to examining the most common features of faulty reasoning, the text introduces a variety of argument schemes and rhetorical techniques that will help students solve problems and construct sound arguments. Also included is an analysis of visual argumentation how images can express argumentative content which is very interesting and rare for a critical thinking text.

Academic Skip to main content. Reason in the Balance: If A then B: The Good Argumentative Essay 3. Critical Thinking Richard Epstein. Offering an innovative approach to critical thinking, Good Reasoning Matters!

Account Options Sign in. Unanticipated Gains Mario Luis Small. Mafters and Inductive Validity 4. Diagramming Extended Arguments 3. It features a wealth of new exercises, updated chapter summaries, new inter-chapter references, new study questions, and updated web links. The Laws grosrke Truth Nicholas Smith. Frederick LittleLeo Groarke Snippet view – groarkee In Mixed Company Tenth edition J. Arguments Against Authority 6.

Other editions – View all Good Reasoning Matters!: Tricks of the Mind Derren Brown. Leo GroarkeChristopher W.

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Practically Speaking Dan Rothwell. Scientific Reasoning and Science Literacy. Reductio ad Absurdum 3. It also includes an analysis of visual argumentation, which has become a significant aspect of critical thinking in the 21st century. This text focuses on the essential structure of good arguments and then uses these criteria to identify failures of good reasoning.


Good Reasoning Matters!

Critical Thinking About Science. Non-Verbal Elements in Argument: The Believing Brain Michael Shermer. Appeals to Precedent 4. Rapture Culture Amy Johnson Frykholm. Particular Causal Reasoning 2. Different sections of the book examine the most common problems with bad reasoning, including slanting, reasonign, propaganda, vagueness, ambiguity, and a common failure to consider opposing points of view.

A Constructive Approach to Critical Thinking. Applying the Criteria 7. Consequently it avoids making many mistakes e.

A Constructive Approach to Critical Thinking Leo Groarke erasoning Christopher Tindale Philosophers who are more sensitive to the rhetorical dimensions of argumentation are starting to write critical thinking texts that reflect this appreciation.