Critical Thinking: A Student's Introduction by Gregory Bassham

Critical Thinking: A Student's Introduction

byGregory Bassham, William Irwin, Henry Nardone

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Bassham's popular text helps today's students bridge the gap between everyday culture and critical thinking. Using a proven step-by-step approach, this text covers all the basics of critical thinking in clear, reader-friendly language. The 5th edition has taken into account suggestions from users and reviewers of previous editions, and has added an Appendix, and new readings, exercises and examples throughout the text.

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Gregory Bassham is Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at King's College (Pa.). He is the author or editor of seven books, including The Lord of the Rings and Philosophy (2003), The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy (Wiley, 2010), and The Hobbit and Philosophy (forthcoming 2012). William Irwin is Professor of Philosophy...
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Title:Critical Thinking: A Student's IntroductionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:9.1 × 7.5 × 0.8 inPublished:September 5, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0078038316

ISBN - 13:9780078038310

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Critical Thinking

Chapter 2: Recognizing Arguments

Chapter 3: Basic Logical Concepts

Chapter 4: Language

Chapter 5: Logical Fallacies--1

Chapter 6: Logical Fallacies--2

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