Creativity for Critical Thinkers: First Canadian Edition

Paperback | June 30, 2010

byAnthony Weston, Byron Stoyles

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This first Canadian edition is a concise introduction to the art of expanding possibility through creativity. Covering such practical methods as multiplying options, brainstorming, lateral thinking, and reframing problems, the text offers provocative and effective techniques for constructiveand expansive kinds of thinking, demonstrating how reason and creativity can work together. Specifically designed to supplement more traditional critical thinking texts, this book shows readers how to use creativity to construct innovative, 'outside of the box' arguments and solutions to problems.Written in a clear, engaging style and incorporating a wealth of Canadian sources and examples, Creativity for Critical Thinkers, first Canadian edition, is the ideal supplemental text for any critical thinking course.

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This first Canadian edition is a concise introduction to the art of expanding possibility through creativity. Covering such practical methods as multiplying options, brainstorming, lateral thinking, and reframing problems, the text offers provocative and effective techniques for constructiveand expansive kinds of thinking, demonstratin...

Anthony Weston is professor of philosophy and environmental studies at Elon University. He has written several books, including Creative Problem-Solving in Ethics (OUP US, 2006) and A 21st Century Ethical Toolbox (OUP US, 2007). Byron Stoyles is assistant professor of philosophy at Trent University. He received his MA and PhD from ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.22 inPublished:June 30, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195432517

ISBN - 13:9780195432510

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Table of Contents

PrefaceNotes for InstructorsNotes for Students1. Creativity's Promise2. Getting Started3. Multiplying Your Options4. Building on Your Breakthroughs5. Reframing Problems6. Full-Time CreativityFurther ReadingNotes and Sources