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Critical thinking : a concise guide, by Tracy Bowell & Gary Kemp

Label
Critical thinking : a concise guide
Title
Critical thinking
Title remainder
a concise guide
Statement of responsibility
by Tracy Bowell & Gary Kemp
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1965-
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Bowell, Tracy
Dewey number
160
Index
index present
LC call number
B809.2
LC item number
.B69 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1960 October 15-
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Kemp, Gary
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  • Critical thinking
  • Critical thinking
  • Language and logic
  • Reasoning
Label
Critical thinking : a concise guide, by Tracy Bowell & Gary Kemp
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Linguistic Phenomena
  • Aspects Of Meaning
  • Rhetorical Ploys
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • The Principle Of Charity
  • Truth
  • Deductive Validity
  • Prescriptive Claims Vs Descriptive Claims
  • Conditional Propositions
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • The Antecedent And Consequent Of A Conditional
  • Argument Trees
  • Deductive Soundness
  • The Connection To Formal Logic
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Implicit Quantifiers: A Reminder
  • Inductive Force
  • Inductive Soundness
  • Inductive Inferences
  • Beginning To Think Critically: Recognising Arguments
  • Evidence
  • Conversion Of Induction To Deduction
  • A Programme For Assessment
  • The Connection To Probability Theory
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Extraneous Material
  • Defusing The Rhetoric
  • Logical Streamlining
  • Implicit And Explicit
  • Standard Form
  • Connecting Premises
  • Covering Generalisations
  • Relevance
  • Ambiguity And Vagueness
  • More On Generalisations
  • Practical Reasoning
  • Balancing Costs, Benefits And Probabilities
  • Explanations As Conclusions
  • Causal Generalisations
  • A Short Cut
  • Identifying Conclusions And Premises
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Rational Persuasiveness
  • Some Strategies For Logical Assessment
  • Refutation By Counterexample
  • Engaging With The Argument I: Avoiding The 'who Is To Say?' Criticism
  • Engaging With The Argument Ii: Don't Merely Label The Position
  • Argument Commentary
  • Complete Examples
  • Commentary On The Commentaries
  • Arguments And Explanations
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Fallacies
  • Faulty Argument Techniques
  • Too Much Maths!
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Truth And Relativity
  • True For Me, True For You
  • Truth, Value And Morality
  • Intermediate Conclusions
  • Theories
  • Belief, Justification And Truth
  • Justification Without Arguments
  • Knowledge
  • Justification Failure
  • Knowledge And Rational Persuasiveness
  • Philosophical Directions
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
Control code
ocn900010988
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
x, 318 pages
Isbn
9780415820912
Lccn
2014004461
Label
Critical thinking : a concise guide, by Tracy Bowell & Gary Kemp
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Linguistic Phenomena
  • Aspects Of Meaning
  • Rhetorical Ploys
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • The Principle Of Charity
  • Truth
  • Deductive Validity
  • Prescriptive Claims Vs Descriptive Claims
  • Conditional Propositions
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • The Antecedent And Consequent Of A Conditional
  • Argument Trees
  • Deductive Soundness
  • The Connection To Formal Logic
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Implicit Quantifiers: A Reminder
  • Inductive Force
  • Inductive Soundness
  • Inductive Inferences
  • Beginning To Think Critically: Recognising Arguments
  • Evidence
  • Conversion Of Induction To Deduction
  • A Programme For Assessment
  • The Connection To Probability Theory
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Extraneous Material
  • Defusing The Rhetoric
  • Logical Streamlining
  • Implicit And Explicit
  • Standard Form
  • Connecting Premises
  • Covering Generalisations
  • Relevance
  • Ambiguity And Vagueness
  • More On Generalisations
  • Practical Reasoning
  • Balancing Costs, Benefits And Probabilities
  • Explanations As Conclusions
  • Causal Generalisations
  • A Short Cut
  • Identifying Conclusions And Premises
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Rational Persuasiveness
  • Some Strategies For Logical Assessment
  • Refutation By Counterexample
  • Engaging With The Argument I: Avoiding The 'who Is To Say?' Criticism
  • Engaging With The Argument Ii: Don't Merely Label The Position
  • Argument Commentary
  • Complete Examples
  • Commentary On The Commentaries
  • Arguments And Explanations
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Fallacies
  • Faulty Argument Techniques
  • Too Much Maths!
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Truth And Relativity
  • True For Me, True For You
  • Truth, Value And Morality
  • Intermediate Conclusions
  • Theories
  • Belief, Justification And Truth
  • Justification Without Arguments
  • Knowledge
  • Justification Failure
  • Knowledge And Rational Persuasiveness
  • Philosophical Directions
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
Control code
ocn900010988
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
x, 318 pages
Isbn
9780415820912
Lccn
2014004461

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