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The Resource Critical thinking : your guide to effective argument, successful analysis & independent study, Tom Chatfield

Critical thinking : your guide to effective argument, successful analysis & independent study, Tom Chatfield

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Critical thinking : your guide to effective argument, successful analysis & independent study
Title
Critical thinking
Title remainder
your guide to effective argument, successful analysis & independent study
Statement of responsibility
Tom Chatfield
Title variation
Your guide to effective argument, successful analysis & independent study
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This helpful book is your personal toolkit for critical thinking. Author Tom Chatfield will show you how to sharpen your critical thinking by developing and practicing this specific set of skills, so you can: Spot an argument and understand why reasoning matters; Discover errors and evaluate evidence; Understand and account for bias; Become a savvy user of technology; and Develop clear, confident critical writing"--
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Publisher's website
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1980-
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Chatfield, Tom
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Critical thinking
  • Logic
  • Reasoning
Label
Critical thinking : your guide to effective argument, successful analysis & independent study, Tom Chatfield
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Welcome to the book! -- What is critical thinking (and why does it matter)? -- The Art and Science of Being Reasonable. Understanding the reasons behind things -- Spelling out arguments and assumptions -- Reasoning with logic and certainty -- Reasoning with observation and uncertainty -- Developing explanations and theories -- Assessing evidence and planning your reading strategy -- Intermission -- Being Reasonable in an Unreasonable World. Getting to grips with rhetoric -- Seeing through faulty reasoning -- Understanding cognitive bias -- Overcoming bias in yourself and others -- Thinking critically about technology -- Putting it all together : critical thinking in study, work and life
Control code
on1015324128
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
vii, 314 pages
Isbn
9781473947146
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1015324128
Label
Critical thinking : your guide to effective argument, successful analysis & independent study, Tom Chatfield
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Welcome to the book! -- What is critical thinking (and why does it matter)? -- The Art and Science of Being Reasonable. Understanding the reasons behind things -- Spelling out arguments and assumptions -- Reasoning with logic and certainty -- Reasoning with observation and uncertainty -- Developing explanations and theories -- Assessing evidence and planning your reading strategy -- Intermission -- Being Reasonable in an Unreasonable World. Getting to grips with rhetoric -- Seeing through faulty reasoning -- Understanding cognitive bias -- Overcoming bias in yourself and others -- Thinking critically about technology -- Putting it all together : critical thinking in study, work and life
Control code
on1015324128
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
vii, 314 pages
Isbn
9781473947146
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1015324128

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